Gardens for Tiny Yards

Cleaning out the den the other day I found magazines that I hadn't looked at in years. In the interest of clearing space for my drafting table, I quickly flipped through them all just to make sure I wasn't missing anything I really HAD ┬áto keep. And found a fun little article about gardening in … Continue reading Gardens for Tiny Yards

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Grasses In The Garden

Grasses in My Garden--no, not MY garden, though after looking at these pictures, I'll definitely be adding some of them to MY garden--and YOURS. Admittedly, you need to have a fair sized garden to really appreciate these, and as you'll see, located in such a place where you'll SEE the flowers and seed heads backlit … Continue reading Grasses In The Garden

Roses Roses Roses

Roses Roses Roses Roses, Rhodos and Peonies were my first loves--at least my first plant loves. And they still rank really high on that scale. But whereas rhodos and peonies are pretty self-sufficient once you start them off right, roses will almost always need a little more management. It's still "winter", even tho' most of … Continue reading Roses Roses Roses

When to Start Your Spring Clean-Up

When to Start Your Spring Clean-Up Back in the Fall I wrote a post about┬áNOT doing Fall clean-up. There are lots of reasons, not least is to leave some seed-heads for the birds. Well, it's mid-February, and the birds have eaten all the available seeds, and now there's a good reason to start your pre-Spring … Continue reading When to Start Your Spring Clean-Up