Virtues: We love Fritillaria imperialis for its striking, eccentric flowers that bloom in spring atop tall, sturdy stems in beautiful hues of oranges, yellows or reds. The large, unique, bell-shaped blooms dangle from a pineapple-like tuft of bright green leaf-like … Read Article
Text written by Andreas Johnson. Can hydroponics growing systems be used by the home gardener?
Content provided by Sally Ferguson. Image of Your Imminence Tulip Mix by Colorblends. Good things still come to those who wait. This is especially true of those who love tulips, daffodils and other spring-flowering bulbs.
Whether they’re in a salad or a sandwich, there is nothing like biting into crisp, fresh leafy greens. Not only can leafy veggies enhance delectable meals, but also most are teeming with wholesome nutrients necessary for keeping a healthy lifestyle.
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?