The national association says it is only a grass, but not many plants are looked at with heart pounding fear and trepidation, as bamboo. But it is that grass element that caught us all by surprise last spring.
You see ...Read More
Could your home use a little color and some brightening up? Freshly cut flowers give you lots of possibilities. You don't need any gardening experience, a green thumb or creative talent to get great looks with flowers; ...Read More
Snapdragon relatives like diascia and nemesia, still seem to be unfamiliar names to the gardeners I speak to even though they have been around for 15 or more years. It seems gardeners are willing to grow snaps but still ...Read More
Q: I see that some seeds in my vegetable catalogs are listed as F1 hybrids. They are usually more expensive than other seeds and other hybrids. Is it worth the money to get F1 hybrids? Is there an F2 or F3 hybrid?
A: It ...Read More
Last week we talked about the five new plant varieties that have won the 2016 Green Thumb Awards presented by the Direct Gardening Association (formerly called the Mailorder Gardening Association). This week we look at the...Read More
Your first thought of shrubs for your home is probably the staples like hollies or viburnums and showy bloomers like azaleas or camellias. Those are great choices, but I want you to consider using some conifers like the ...Read More