Here, ladies and gentlemen, is my second helping of bogus garden hacks from an article I found online. The offending article was on one of those sites that claim to give the reader the “real facts” hitherto hidden from the average reader.
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Preparing For the Coming Spring
March is a crazy time for gardeners. We wait for the arctic air to retreat north while counting the days to the last frost. Then one morning we step outside and discover that spring has snuck in under cover of darkness and we’re instantly behind on weeding, watering, and transplanting.
But Will it Grow Here?
Ah, the joys of browsing through the spring garden catalogs! To a dyed-in-the-wool gardener like me, these pages of luscious plant photos are as stimulating as a Godiva Chocolates catalog is to a choc-aholic. It doesn’t take me long to develop a list of plants I would...
Edible Container Gardens
Besides the usual rash of spring planting in garden beds, this is a good time to start a new container garden. Even if you have little or no solid ground to plant, containers will allow you to grow a few herbs with minimum work and maximum pleasure.
Getting a Second Chance
Ah the joys of fall weather! My initial reaction on making it through a hot summer to a cooler and softer fall is profound relief. As a child, summer held vacations, frequent visits to the public library, and a break from school routine. Now it brings sunscreen, overheated cars, and an almost pathological need for a cool drink to be close at hand.
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