You might be a plant geek if you go to a conference and stuff 5 roses, 3 buddleijas, 2 blueberries, 2 crinum lilies, 1 raspberry, 1 primrose, 1 lavender AND 1 cactus into your carry-on luggage, then realize that most of these plants will have to spend winter indoors because an Iowa garden in October isn’t the best place for tiny, non-hardy perennials. And you don’t care.
It’s hard to impart, to the uninitiated, the wonders of the annual Garden Writers Association symposium.
After my latest excursion a couple of weeks ago in Raleigh, NC, (my 11th!) I lugged home at least 12 plants (including two hellebores purchased at Plant Delights Nursery), about 25 pounds of books and horticultural literature, dozens of packets [...]
The nosedive in our economy, coupled with a desire for fresher, safer, better-tasting, locally grown food, is doing for vegetables what mom could never do:
We will grow A LOT more fruits, berries, veggies and herbs in 2009.
More people are growing veggies in containers
I just finished listening to a webinar on food gardening trends sponsored [...]