Building a raised vegetable garden I have a jar of peppers on my table that makes my eyes water even though I haven’t opened it yet. I’m going to tell you about raised vegetable gardening and a wonderful project on Maple Street. You’ll find out about the peppers at the end of the article. We […]
The tagline for this blog promises plants-gardening-stories. Today we have a story about a well crafted beautiful fireplace. It is a story with a twist to get you in the mood for the upcoming season. The Fireplace–a story. Grandma’s chin was nestled on her ample chest as she dozed through the Christmas eve Bible reading. […]
When do I prune my Knockout roses? Frances Bonner asked if she should prune her Knockout roses since it was well into November, but they were still blooming prettily. Lots of people have asked the same question. Actually, I get a lot of questions about caring for these wonderful plants. There are two main reasons for […]
Early November is the time to see a wonderful sight at the wholesale nursery.
The Almighty conceived the cactus plant. If God would choose a plant to represent him, I think he would choose of all plants the cactus
“What do I do with my Chrysanthemums when they quit blooming?”
A lot of beautiful mums were sold in the months of September and October. Chrysanthemums are fun to watch and grow.
The two young girls stopped their play
Noticing the wrinkled ancient gardener
As he added interest to the garden path.
It’s pansy planting time here in the southeast. We are busy cleaning up the spent begonias and petunias before they turn to mush in the next week or two. Then we replace them with pansies. Glorious pansies. I like pansies for several reasons: They brighten up the winter landscape. They seem to be hardy enough […]