Fresh produce from the garden is one of the simplest delights of summer. An edible landscape plan helps you have both flowers and food! Margaret Rose Realy shows you how to grow vegetables in your border beds as part of her Practical Gardening Series.
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Gardeners say what bad luck they have growing perennial chrysanthemums. They’d plant the big showy mums every fall and rarely found that they survived the winter. Margaret Rose Realy explains why hardiness has to do with timing and roots.
Direct seed cold hard plants to get a jump start on your garden.
Let’s continue with the care of seedlings after germination has taken place and the first two leaves, called cotyledons, have emerged.
When considering growing your own seeds, remember that almost all seeds will germinate; it’s the growing-on that challenges. Here I help you get started.
I love seed catalogs, they evoke such hope! When I have a block of time I pick up the stack and snuggle into my chair. With my feet up, and a cup of tea, I peruse their colorful pages and dream. And that is when I, and most of my gardening friends, get into a world of trouble. Here, I am going to try and help you moderate the length of your purchase order form.
November is perfectly fine for dividing and transplanting in your gardens. In this week’s Practical Gardening, Margaret Rose Realy shares tips.
Our Practical Gardening series continues with Margaret Rose Realy teaching us how to force bulbs and discussing why we would want to.
Margaret Rose Realy discusses the difference between bulbs and shares tips for planting them this fall.
Margaret Rose Realy kicks off a new series called “Practical Gardening.” Enjoy!