Perennial Companions to Heirloom Bulbs

Perennial Companions to Heirloom Bulbs

Heirloom bulbs are a great investment in the perennial garden. They will provide years of color in return for the small amount of money and time spent planting them, and their beauty will happily increase as clumps mature and their numbers multiply. Many bulbs have a...
The Twelve Days of “A Gardener’s” Christmas

The Twelve Days of “A Gardener’s” Christmas

When this holiday season began, one of the first carols I heard on the radio was a humorous parody of the Twelve Days of Christmas.   That parody made me start thinking about twelve things we could do for our gardens for the coming year – things that will make them...
All About Bulbing Onions

All About Bulbing Onions

Onions are easy to grow! And garden fresh onions are just the best. They are crisp, full of flavor, and are a good source of anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory minerals. When you grow your own, you can pick them at any stage you like for the table. You don’t have to...
Caring for Your Garden after the Flood

Caring for Your Garden after the Flood

All gardens need water, but what do you do when we get too much of a good thing? Floods and long-standing water can be devastating to a garden. The damage that is done will depend on the duration of the flood, the types of plants, the type of soil they are growing in...