One Word: Hotbeds

I spoke at the Connecticut Horticultural Society's monthly meeting last night  Lovely people. And definitely one of those situations where I learned more from them than they learned from me. At the ...

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Fine Tuning the Timing

  Redbud, Cercis canadensis ‘Lavender Twist’, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Well, I suppose the good news is I’ve gradually worked my way from the C to the B List as ...

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See you in the Twin Cities?

Mary Schier By now, many of you must have heard about the yearly garden blogger get-togethers that have been running since 2008. Pam Penick of Digging got it started; the first one ...

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Succulents are OUT? Oh, No They’re NOT

Guest rant by Debra Lee Baldwin, a rebuttal to Ivette Soler’s rant in which she expressed ennui about succulents and proposed that the plants’ popularity is diminishing. If anyone ought to be ...

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Wildflowers on demand

This is a mock-up; click on the second link to see the (very similar) real thing. Just stop by one of Jenny Kendler’s seed stations, located at strategic spots on Buffalo’s East ...

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