Hello Everyone.. April 1st and Spring has finally arrived. Pansies and other Easter offerings are in the greenhouse filled to the brim.
The time has finally arrived to safely plant our gardens. It is my favorite time of year because I can grow my own vegetables, rich with flavor and nutrients. I have found over the years that nothing compares to vegetables harvested from my own gardens. I love to grow as much food as I can…
I have, like many of you, been told and believed poinsettias are highly poisonous to pets and people. This theory has finally been tested and dispelled. Here is an article about the history of poinsettia toxicity and the findings of the research. The Truth About Poinsettias
New for us this season. Look at this Kale. Available in a 8″ pot. Height is a good 18″ tall. A must have for your “Fall over” containers. From your container designer Guru..
Kerry from Proven Winners latest news letter has a section about Container Gardening. Good reminder tips when thinking about re doing some containers for the Fall Season. https://www.provenwinners.com/learn/container-gardening/container-gardening-fall From your Container Designer Guru
I came across this article that I thought might interest you. It was written in Mother Earth News. It discusses the best way to save the different herbs you might be harvesting from your garden. I hope you enjoy! Preserving Herbs
Summer is well on its’ way and so are the container gardens. Here is some summer color for you.
Where did Spring go? My window box is flourishing. It gets am sun. Can’t go wrong with Non Stop Begonias and Springeri. Deadheading Begonias is pretty easy. The big rose shape flowers seem to fall off by themselves. However, the smaller bloom (along with the fallen off larger bloom) stays on the stem. The…
Boughs are abound here at the greenhouse for the DIY’ers. If you need help on a more creative level — here’s some inspiration photos that I did. New this year are the birch logs! COOL.. From the container designer guru.
I do a seasonal change of this planter on a regular basis. As many of us, we still like to preserve a little of the fall till Thanksgiving. Here is a thought for that in between time until Thanksgiving. I left springeri (asparagus fern) in the planter from the summer look. It is a good…