Yeah, you caught me on a down day. We all have days when it's almost too much trouble to get out of bed, but when I wandered around the Net looking at some of the current garden blogs, I had to wonder. These people seem to love every aspect of their … [Read more...] about Wherein The Garden Writer Loses It
Archives for April 2019
I use an soilless mix such as Promix for starting tomato seeds and indeed, all seeds because it is sterile, and weed free. Few things are as frustrating to find the plant you have been nurturing for several months on your windowsill is in reality a … [Read more...] about What Soils To Use For Starting Tomato Seeds
Shasta daisies are one of the all-time favourite garden perennials, and rightly so. This plant is easy enough to grow for a beginner yet important enough in garden design that experts include them in many perennial borders. Interestingly enough, … [Read more...] about How To Keep Shasta Daisies In Bloom All Summer
I happen to love growing fragrant perennial flowers because like the old ad says, "double your pleasure" - you get the flowers and the fresh fragrance of these plants in your garden.Here are a few easily found plants you might consider … [Read more...] about A List of Fragrant Perennials for Your Summer Enjoyment
I’ve taken to sitting and wandering in my garden with my eyes closed. It's an interesting experiment in gardening and one I recommend to each of you. You see, I don’t think we truly appreciate how fortunate we are to be able to see … [Read more...] about What Happens When You Wander About Your Garden With Closed Eyes?
Carrots are one of those vegetables that gardeners often fail with. There are a few simple things to understand about this crop and once you deal with those, carrots are no more difficult to grow than any other vegetable. So what’s the … [Read more...] about The Secrets To Growing Carrots Successfully