Pruning Annabelle hydrangeas is an easy and satisfying garden task.
Category Archives: GROW
National Seed Swap Day 2022
National Seed Swap Day has snuck up on me. It’s a good reminder, though, to organize my seeds ASAP.
Tips for Using Rain Barrels
I’ve been using rain barrels for over ten years now, and here are the tips that I’ve learned.
Tour of My Gardens
The best part of the garden walk was seeing and talking to my newsletter readers, social media followers, and garden club friends.
To get the most blooms on your lilacs, prune them right after blooming each year.
Hardening Off Plants
Spring is an exciting time because I can start planting cool-season crops. It’s also a frustrating time as the weather changes from one extreme to another. Within one week we’ve had lows of 28°F and highs of 81°F. That’s why you need to know the best time for planting different kinds of seeds and transplantsContinue reading “Hardening Off Plants”
SPECIAL OFFER for National Gardening Day
Today, April 14, 2021, is National Gardening Day, and I’m celebrating it with a special offer. Subscribe to my newsletter now and get access to a video of my presentation on how to start a garden. Details are HERE. Do you know anyone who wants to start growing their own food?Share the link with them!ActContinue reading “SPECIAL OFFER for National Gardening Day”
Winter Sowing in a Snowy Winter Wonderland
WINTER SOWING TUTORIAL WHO could winter sow? Anyone! Yes, even if you’re a beginner gardener, you can start planting some seeds now. Even if it’s freezing cold where you live, you can plant seeds for your garden now. Even if you don’t have grow lights—which, trust me, are a must for most indoor seed starting—youContinue reading “Winter Sowing in a Snowy Winter Wonderland”
Sow What about Seed Swapping
January 30, 2021, was National Seed Swap Day. Don’t worry if you missed it because there are many seed swapping opportunities throughout the year. Gardeners have, of course, been swapping seeds for ages. And we certainly don’t limit this activity to one day a year! I wrote about making your own seed packets in my newsletterContinue reading “Sow What about Seed Swapping”
In Remembrance of Rosemary
Enjoy rosemary all winter long even if you don’t live in a rosemary friendly climate.