Starting plants from seed is a rewarding experience often leading to a garden full of beautiful, thriving plants that have been loved and nurtured with your own two hands from their inception.
Biting into a fresh ripe tomato picked directly from the vine will fill your taste buds with tantalizing flavor that store-bought tomatoes just don’t have. But what about when you have unripe, green tomatoes at the season’s end? Do you … Read Article
Even well-seasoned gardeners can find themselves with a larger harvest of any veggie than they expected.
What are some “cool-season annuals” I can grow in my windowboxes as we head into the fall season?
Many gardeners start to feel overwhelmed this time of year, as what they are harvesting seems to want to take over their kitchens. There are a number of easy ways to deal with this wonderful problem and get control back:
It’s amazing how many varieties of corn there are these days, both heirloom and hybrid.
Sometimes I read that heuchera needs part shade to shade, and sometimes I read it needs full to part sun. Same with brunnera. Which is correct?
Many vegetables will let you know when it’s time to bring them in by giving you clues. All you need to know is what they are:
Something seems to be eating my coneflower petals. Any idea what it could be?
Any plant that the gardener didn’t put in, and is not a weed, is known by the term volunteer. In most cases gardeners consider these plants more than welcome, though they may need to be relocated or even shared. (Who … Read Article
Virtues: We love Heuchera ‘Blackberry Ice’ for its stunning, rounded bundle of silverish purple foliage with deep black veins. These leaves enchant onlookers all season long. Beautiful flower wands with clusters of tiny white flowers bloom in midsummer on top … Read Article