Articles By Ann

The Latest on Roses

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Roses are one of the most popular and commonly grown flowers. Since 2004, when the Knockout® rose was introduced they have become so common in the United States that I’d bet you’d be hard pressed to go a day without seeing a rose bush somewhere. Even my local McDonald’s (hardly a mecca for fine gardening) has

So You Want a Bigger Basil Harvest

Harvesting Basil

If you’ve planted basil in your garden this year, I can guarantee you are already thinking of how you can use this spicy, aromatic herb. Now you are counting the days until you can clip those basil leaves and bring them indoors. For the maximum harvest this summer follow these four steps: Plant Basil in Full Sun

‘Expert’ Is Not a Four-Letter Word

Expert Researching

The internet is a fine and wonderful thing. However it has caused our society to develop certain schizophrenic tendencies when it comes to expertise. Let me illustrate with the sad tale of The Skeptic and The Garden Expert.