Tag Archives: gardening

Seed Sources We Love

Sure, you could wait until spring and buy plants, but few things are more satisfying than growing plants from seed. Check out our favorite seed sites.  More

March Gardening Tips

Get ready to “dig” in and prepare for those early plantings of potatoes, peas, and strawberries, as well as roses, ornamental bushes and trees.  More

Save the Seed!

If you didn’t use up all of the garden seed you bought this year, why not store them for next year? Seeds of some plants are not very long lived, lasting only one or two years at best. Yet other seeds can remain viable (capable of germinating) for three to five years. Horticulturist B. Rosie Lerner explains which seeds to store, how, and for how long.  More

Picking the Pumpkin

Johnny wants a jack-o’-lantern; Mama wants a pie. Here’s how to pick and preserve the perfect pumpkins for your fall festivities.  More

Fall Family Gardens

Fall has arrived, and the kids are back in school. What better time to provide your children or grandchildren with a lesson in edible fall gardens?  More

Everlasting Flowers

Flowers are out in force in late summer and fall, and this is the perfect time to preserve some of that color and beauty to brighten your home in winter.  More
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