Planting an Early Spring Garden. I had been wondering about the right time to plant for early spring at the Boys and Girls club’s vegetable garden. That was when I ran across my friend Farrell the painter. Farrell is one of those careful craftsmen who can do things like paint trim without masking tape or […]
I wish I could take that home with me”.
A discussion of just what happens when you prune a plant. Part one of an upcoming series.
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 […]
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.
“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.
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 […]