Regardless of four-feet-tall weeds, I’m actually doing some major harvesting in the vegetable garden. I pulled up the garlic.
What a pleasant surprise to have a nice, steady rain last Saturday night. I woke up Sunday morning feeling like all was right with the world.
It is beyond me why I bother writing, or why you, dear reader, put up with me. I observe the same things year after year and make the same comments.
Note to self: buy more drumstick allium in the fall. The inexpensive bulbs are simple to plant in the fall and are worth it.
By the way, a climber rose is a misnomer. They do not actually climb. In the old books they are referred to as long cane roses. The canes need...
It is remarkable that we have had so little rain in the past two months and the perennials still look so wonderful. The newly planted baby annuals,...
I’ve had deer eat every one of the flowers of Caesar’s Brother iris. I’ve never had them eat iris before. They’ve been too busy polishing off the...
One would hope that a long, cold, snowy winter would, at least, put a damper on the bug population. The garden pests are back in force, and the root...
I spoke too soon. Last column I bragged about my dahlias and tomatoes. Last Thursday night-early Friday morning brought a killing temperature of 30...

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