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?
Virtues: We love Helenium ‘Short n Sassy’ for its fiery orange and gold blooms with protruding chocolate brown centers speckled with yellow pollen that flower beautifully throughout summer and fall. This variety is much smaller than others.
Virtues: We love Agapanthus ‘Summer Skies’ for the striking clusters of striped blue flowers and its ability to withstand winter as far north as USDA Zone 6.
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?
Trying new edibles in the garden is just one part of the fun of it. This year we started “juicing” and decided to grow a few plants that are healthful additions to the mix.
Virtues: We love Hemerocallis ‘Going Bananas’ for the slightly fragrant, large lemon-colored blooms that top its tall scapes with intriguing beauty from early summer into fall.
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
The flowers of fava beans, aka broad beans, are so beautiful you may want to grow them for that purpose alone. The fact that you get beans would be secondary were it not for how wonderful they taste.
My husband is the snow-pea fan in the family. He can eat stir-fry veggies 7 days a week and never tire of them. That’s okay by me, since he is the one doing the cooking.
Raspberries, those deliciously tart fruits that burst with unique flavor, are staples for pies, jams and tarts. When growing raspberries, many tend toward the red variety because it’s familiar, or the gold for its unique color. If there’s any complaint … Read Article