Whether you want to grow your asparagus from seed or crown, this is the information you’ll need to grow a healthy crop.
A few years ago, I wanted to create a flower bed by our entry stairs. This area gets only the tiniest bit of early morning sun. The rest of the day it sits in deep shade. The only option was to create a flower bed for the shade, so I found the most beautiful plants […]
When we layer plants on and around each other in the garden, we create something of a miniature ecosystem, where all of the plants interact with each other. Hopefully, for the better! This can be as elaborate as a permaculture system or as simple as a couple of companion plants.
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.
Early summer apples were once essential to maintaining a year round food supply. With global trade, early apples are no longer popular since you can get fall varieties shipped half way around the world to meet demand anytime of the year. If you’re looking to grow more of your own fruit and concerned with keeping […]
Autumn is the perfect time to plant perennials. This gives them the entire fall and winter season to establish themselves. Perennials planted in the fall are ready to begin growing once the spring growing season arrives. Here is a great selection of perennials for you to plant this fall: aster, blanket flower, cape fuschia, catmint, […]