One of the tallest flowers blooming in my garden this week wasn’t planted by me (or anyone…); seeds just blew in with the wind (or were dropped by birds or small rodents perhaps), as native (or non native) wild flowers do. It’s Daucus carota, known over here as Queen Anne’s Lace. Like so many plants […]
Geum ‘Blazing Sunset’ makes a guest appearance in this week’s Six on Saturday
Summer blooms, veggies and late spring leftovers
Perhaps three months of fewer planes, trains and automobiles has lead to fewer pollution particles drifting through the air and landing on flowers and foliage. Perhaps we’ve had just the right combination of rain, sunshine and comfortable temperatures. Perhaps the garden has reached a state of harmonious joyousness. Whatever. The June garden this year is, […]
I’ve always asserted that one’s home garden is seldom static, but rather it’s forever changing. Trees grow, casting shade where once it was full sun. Perennials and shrubs grow, crowding out other perennials and shrubs, forcing gardeners to make difficult choices. That is what excites me about gardening. Never really knowing, one year to the […]
There’s an abundance of flowering perennials and shrubs to choose from for this week’s Six on Saturday!
Thoughtful planning can produce beautiful results – and a new rain barrel are in this week’s Six things in the garden.
The first brush pile burn of the year, plus more spring bulbs and successful seed staring in this week’s Six on Saturday.
Native perennials and other spring surprises are in the garden today.
Daffs are still queen of the garden, but other spring bulbs are starting to take over the spring garden.