Do you know the difference between a good vegetable garden and a good flower garden? Both of them start out looking good; nice and neat with even rows and plant spacing with never a weed in sight. Both of them demand lots of care and attention if … [Read more...] about Here’s Why Your July Vegetable Garden Should Be Ugly
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Dicentra or bleeding heart is a stalwart in the old-fashioned perennial garden. A lover of shade gardens and even moisture in an organic soil (not a dry-shade plant) this is a typical woodland plant. Quick Facts Height: 12 - 36 inchesSun: … [Read more...] about How To Grow Dicentra or Bleeding Heart In The Shade Garden
Echinacea or coneflower is one of the most beloved of garden perennials in the early parts of our century and breeders around the world have been working their magic with this plantEchinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit' is a seed-generated plant that homeowners … [Read more...] about Echinacea Cheyenne Spirit Plant Review
It's been an interesting few years in my gardens - and indeed in my life - as the Internet morphed, the creative clock ticked and the gardens struggled against the weather and environment. Let me say right up front I really love plants. Don't … [Read more...] about And So It Begins
These are some of the plants that have been reported as growing under black walnut trees. Note that while some of these might live, they might not thrive or grow as well as they would outside of the influence of the walnut. It turns out much of … [Read more...] about Is This A Mistake? 85 Plants for Gardening Under Black Walnut Trees.