Roses are a classic staple in the gardening world. For good reason, I might add! They are the perfect addition to any landscape, adding color, height and fragrance. There are a variety of types of roses to choose from, making it easy to find something that suits your ideal palette and well thought out plans. […]
Welcome back to another edition of Tuesdays In The Garden! This week, we are excited to share with you what we are growing and harvesting in our July gardens. It’s lovely to see the yard full of color again. The veggies and herbs are thriving, and I’m loving watching all the pollinators make their daily […]
The spring gardening season is always full of anticipation and excitement here in New England. Although the average last frost date for USDA zone 6a has passed, it’s still dropping into the low 40’s at night. My garden beds are not filled to the brim with beautiful flowers yet, and the wait for blooms can […]
Snapdragons, nasturtiums, marigolds, sweet peas, pansies, and so much more. Flowerbeds can be beautiful even in the short Alaskan growing season. But the cost of replacing annual flowers every spring adds up fast and can often push your garden over budget, not to mention all that replanting is a lot of work. I think I’ll […]
At the moment, the homestead is severely lacking in flower beds. There’s one still trying hang on, but it’s full of grass and has been for many years. I’d love to add more, but the main focus for the past couple years has been veggie production. Knowing that veggies will always be our main focus, […]
Finnicky plants that need special attention and constant tending won’t do well here. Here are 12 low maintenance perennials that are more or less “set it and forget it, coming back year after year with little to no effort.