Author Archives: Jenny Koester

Best Gardening Blog—Far Out Flora

You know what it is like to try to get everything just right in your garden. With digging, planting, planning, weeding, mulching, dividing, propagating—whew, gardening can be a lot of work. But more than that, and the reason why we were …

You know you’re a gardener when …

One would think that this landless gardener would not have the same obsessions, the same single mindedness as those who own gardens have, but you would be wrong. Spring fever has struck me harder than ever before.

Best Gardening Blog—grounded design

In one of my horticulture classes, there has been much discussion about the use of native verses non-native plants in the landscape. I do not presume to have the answer, but I know this much: intelligent conversation about all aspects …

Best Gardening Blog ~Growing with Plants

Ice and snow, freezing temperatures; it’s enough to make a gardener cry “Uncle!”  One of the best escapes from the winter doldrums is reading garden blogs.  That’s what I was doing last night as the freezing rain tapped against my …