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 […]
I love used coffee grounds and save them. As Tony the Tiger says, they are GREAT in the garden. In fact I bet you didn’t know that I was a frequent stalker at Starbucks waiting for them to put their used grounds in the gardener bin pick-up? Unfortunately, I was competing against super gardener athletes […]
I love to grow my own flowers and seeds but lately I discovered I can grow them without using seeds. What, you say? No, I haven’t lost it. I just started using my own plants to make more plants. My kitchen window sill is my laboratory–a new plant propagation system. Want to learn how? Keep […]