Now You See Me, Now You Don’t!


Things have been going quite well in my garden this spring. We’ve received several bouts of heavy rain, but not so much that there have been floods that would damage roots. In between bouts of weeding (a never-ending chore) I’ve been having fun watching the succession of spring flowers in my garden. First up were

Propagating Daffodils and Other Bulbs


I have always included daffodils in my herb gardens. I know – they’re not really herbs but I can’t do without their cheerful presence in my spring garden. There’s something magical about daffodils, freesia, lilies, and other flowering bulbs appearing from bare soil so early in the year. Another thing I love about bulbs is

Are Native Plants Better?


Recently I’ve noticed  whispers in the gardening world about how native plants are the thing for “responsible gardeners” to grow. The underlying reason seems to be that a native plant is always superior to anything else. Is this true? Today you will find most nurseries carry some native plants. Even plant breeders have gotten into the act.

Pearls of Wisdom

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

— Jack London


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