Winter color

Posted by on December 18, 2017

Add color in your garden with pansies, violas, and other cool-season annuals. Dig and divide spring and summer perennials, and water well before and after dividing.  



Garden Glossary

Posted by on March 21, 2013

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z A Abiotic: A non-living organism. Acid: An acid or sour substance that has a pH below 7.0. Acidic soil: Acidic soil: The pH scale is logarithmic, from 0 to 14 […]


December Garden Inspiration

Posted by on December 15, 2017

First appeared in Fine Gardening. When I decided on a winter walk, it was at the point in the evening when dinner was done and sleep was still a ways away.  I topdressed with a goofy hat, gloves, and scarf for a journey down the garden path. The evening was amazingly quiet. Of course, I […]


How-to Make Woven Wattle Edging

Posted by on November 26, 2017

This story first appeared in Triangle Gardener ~Helen Yoest Most can not deny the charming appeal of woven English wattle edging; and do you know just how easy it is to make? The craft of wattling was brought to America by English settlers, and even today in Williamsburg, the basket-weave rustic charm of wattle is […]