It was the best of times, it was the worst... Yes, it's been one of those springs. The kind we all look at and wonder just what happened out there and why it happened to us. I've written about the incredible vole problem we had and this past … [Read more...] about Garden Report For May 2019
I am officially .....-off about my garden this spring. I've already written about the damage voles did to my garden, but as spring unfurls it turns out I was optimistic in that previous post. They Got The Evergreens They also got the … [Read more...] about Doug, Tell Us How You Really Feel
Angelonia or Summer Snapdragon is slowly but surely becoming one of my favorite annual flowers. It's as tough as nails in the full, hot sun. And it is also drought tolerant, which makes it ideal for those of us who prefer to ignore our gardens … [Read more...] about You Want To Grow Angelonia For All Season Blooms
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?
Corydalis lutea is a must-grow in the shade garden.This shade-loving perennial is the longest blooming plant in my garden; starting to produce yellow blossoms in mid-June and not finishing up until the deepest frost knocks it back. You can read about … [Read more...] about Corydalis lutea Is My Longest Blooming Perennial Flower
What's eating the bark at the base of trees and shrubs, and can I save my plant? The answer to this question is, "it depends." Let's deal with some of the basic questions first. What strips bark off young trees and shrubs? In my experience, … [Read more...] about What’s Eating The Bark At The Base Of Trees and Shrubs and Can I Save My Plants?