A suggestion from one of our readers: I have around 40 pots… and I change the soil in all but my three big whiskey barrels. For them, I weed out the roots and all the “junk” that accumulates in them through the winter, “stir it all up,” and then add as much “new” potting soil … Continue reading Replacing Potting Soil in Containers
Noted furniture designers Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams, who celebrated their company’s 25th anniversary and 20 stores in April of 2014, originally planned on opening a Christmas tree farm. ~The Boston Globe, 05/01/2014 Wheat is thought to be the most widely grown plant in the world. It has been cultivated for more than 7,000 years … Continue reading Did You Know?
It need not be fancy or store bought. A plain loose-leaf notebook will do. But, whatever you do, keep a gardening journal. Cut out garden layouts and pictures you like from your magazines and paste or tape them in your journal. Note the names of plants that you may want to try out. If you’re … Continue reading Keep a Gardening Journal