Bill Adams – September 2021

Bill Adams – September 2021

The cold winter/spring delayed the usual summer growing season but it was great for getting tomatoes started.   I couldn’t resist trying a tomato variety called Mater Sandwich tomato this year.  It was compact, producing big tomatoes –just right for a BLT.  Momotaro...
Fall Rose Pruning

Fall Rose Pruning

September means it’s time to turn off the water sprinklers, plant cool season fall vegetables, and prune your roses for a showy fall bloom.  Mark it on your calendar.  Prune roses around Valentine’s Day and Labor Day each year.  Most roses need some type of pruning to...
Heat-proofing your Garden

Heat-proofing your Garden

Getting your garden through summer can be tough.  All of the stresses a plant can be subjected to are magnified by the heat, drought spells and increased humidity of summer. Summer heat can come on quickly on the Gulf Coast.  It can seem as though we move from late...
Bill Adams – April 2021

Bill Adams – April 2021

This year’s cool season garden might not have happened if it weren’t for a request from Margaret (wonderful mother-in-law) and an article she clipped on exotic radishes.  It was just the stimulus a passionate horticulturist like me needed.  Did I get carried away and...