Do you wait around for the last minute to put your gardens to bed for the winter? That may not be the best thing to do this year. Winter seems to be fast approaching in many areas, and Ohio might get cold quickly. In 2013, the deep cold came with the Thanksgiving holiday, and in 2014 many gardeners are complaining that the temperatures are dropping earlier than usual. What sort of delays did I … [Read more...] about Word To The Wise
South, as in the state of Georgia, and so you won't hear me complaining about the interminable reappearance of cold in Ohio. Staying with my son who has a nice property right within Atlanta, he is like many young professionals, who just doesn't feel the desire for lots of yardwork. Yet, he likes the idea of a nice looking yard. So he talked with me about bulbs. I had him help a lot with our … [Read more...] about We Went South …and now I’m wondering
Fat Healthy Tulip Bulbs by ilonagarden Why have I written numerous articles, made some primers on the how-to of fall planted, spring-blooming bulbs in the garden, and why not concentrate on something else, like leaf raking or making compost? There are more than a few reasons, some personal- like the fact that these were my own earliest interest in plants when I was a child. They were also the … [Read more...] about What Is The Big Deal About Bulbs In The Garden?
Garden Advice: Video About Planting Bulbs Yes, I am a total amateur when it comes to making a video, but I have been planting bulbs for years and have made a couple how to videos. No one has subscribed to my channel or "liked" the videos on Youtube yet, but you could be the first. My friends and family said they liked them :) https://youtu.be/pqXJ0h3fCNc If you'd like to know how to … [Read more...] about SPRING BULBS 101 -extended
Next Spring Fashion Colors Are Bright PastelsLet it never be said that Gardeners are not forward thinking people.Sure, we are slower on the uptake on the trendy and fad-driven, we like "slow" this and "slow" that, but we are quite forward thinking ...perhaps even avant garde in other ways. Not all of us, there is never a 100% unwavering stereotype, but collectively we are a breed, a tribe, and our … [Read more...] about Thinking Of Spring Colors My Autumn Thoughts