There is something so poetic when the forsythia bloom. For me, it signifies that spring has arrived. And there is plenty of work to do around the homestead. Here is my spring garden maintenance checklist. Add yours as well in the comments below.
When I look back at all the years, I have been gardening, I can truly confide that there are only six easy vegetables to grow. Why did I say “easy” because all vegetable could have issues such as pests, powdery mildew, etc. Also, plant issues could also be magnified by where you live. Just to […]
A couple of weeks ago, I started growing my seeds inside. Over the years, I have discovered that not all seeds are alike. Certain seeds need to be scarified, stratified, soaked, or inoculated. I will be focusing on seed scarification for this article and will touch upon the other methods in future articles.
I have been a vegetable, fruit, and landscape gardener for about nine years and can count all my mistakes on both my hands and toes. (And your hands and toes as well.) Believe me, I am not done making mistakes. What happens if I could help you to get over the hump to […]
Right around the time that I can’t stand snow anymore, the Philadelphia Flower Show calls me to bask in her spectacular flower displays. I was surrounded by lush landscape, new plants, and wonderful vendors with the promise that spring is just around the corner. I could feel and touch grass, smell the aroma of plants, […]
I love birthdays! Every year I spend the day with hubs at an arboretum of my choice. The New York Botanical Garden was last year’s birthday trip where I learned all about roses! This year we went to Longwood Gardens which is known for being one of THE GARDENS to go to. I wasn’t disappointed. […]
I hate removing dry beans from their pods. I plant at least four beds of beans every year. I complained in one of my YouTube videos that bean removal process was a big time hog. One of my YouTube reader told me to use my dryer for faster shucking. Shoot me now. Learn why […]