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Garden Seed – Heirloom or Hybrid? Information to Help Make the Choice

There seems to be a lot of inaccurate information around on heirlooms and hybrids. Articles on both seem to be filled with personal feelings rather than actual facts that might help you decide which of the two is the best seed for your garden.

You don’t have to be a scientist. But you do need to become familiar with some terms and facts that […]

Growing Potatoes – Planting in Best and Worse Conditions

I had a few readers ask about planting potatoes in May, June or July. My assumption was — that either”planting potatoes late” was an after-thought for those who asked — or they had some extra seed-potatoes on hand.   So of course, my answer was “Go for it!”.

If that was the case then that’s still my answer because if you don’t plant — it’s […]

Garden Plants — Acquiring them the No-Stress way

In a previous post I mentioned that I had started some lavender cuttings which were in small pots. In addition to those I had some small rosemary and lavender plants that I had started from seed using the winter sown method last December and January.

I never got around to planting all of them earlier in the season so they just sat there during […]

Cuttings – Free and Easy Way to New Plants

There are so many great plants that can help give your gardens and borders continuity. They help the eye to flow easily across your yard and garden. They seem to tie everything together. How wonderful that lots of these plants can be cloned by stem cuttings that will root with little effort. Stem cuttings will provide you with an affordable and easy way to […]