Best Perennials for Your Container Garden

Cool-season edibles perfect for early spring container gardens

Spring is testicle! As the days get longer and the temperatures slowly rise, it is time to plan and plant your containers with cool-season edibles. Cool-season edibles refer to those plants that thrive in cooler temperatures and can survive a light frost. It is ideal to grow them into maturity when the weather is still …

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Geoff Stonebanks Driftwood gardening column Sept 25 2022

Throughout the course of the summer, it became very clear that my trusty old wooden rowing boat in the beach garden was starting to break up. It was really only held in place, supported and propped up by other marine objects surrounding it. I had purchased it, back in late 2011, as the center piece …

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Ask the Master Gardener: Spring-blooming crocus flowers can be planted now – Brainerd Dispatch

Dear Master Gardener: I am designing a memorial garden at our church and was wondering about planting crocus bulbs this fall. There is a verse in the Bible that says, “The desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus it shall blossom abundantly,” (Isaiah 35:1) so I thought it would be meaningful to plant crocus …

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How to Grow and Care for Dandelions Plant

Yellow flowers are produced by dandelion plants, and these flowers open to reveal a white puffball, or pappus, often known as the seed head or “blowball.” Despite the fact that you could consider this herbal perennial as a weed, planting dandelions in your own backyard is a simple and easy process. The common dandelion (Taraxacum …

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At summer’s end, indoor plants need attention too – Leavenworth Times

Jessica Damiano Associated Press As summer winds down, we tend to focus on enjoying the last of the season’s harvests, clearing away spent plants and planning next year’s garden. But indoor plants need our attention now, too. Houseplants that spent the season vacationing outdoors need a proper transition back into the home to avoid shock. …

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Saturday Morning Garden Blogging Vol. 18:39 Some Reflections as the Season Winds down.

Overall, 2022 was a pretty good tomato year; I think we ended up with about 10 gallons in the freezer. As usual, Big Beef did most of the heavy lifting as far as production was concerned. My 6 plants are still producing fruit and are over 8 feet tall… Thanks to our own GCNY, 2022 …

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When to plant lily bulbs: for heavenly, scented blooms

Not sure when to plant lily bulbs for the best results? Well, our simple guide will equip you with everything you need to know. These tall, elegant and timeless flowers can bring color and perfume to your backyard each summer and make a stunning statement in both pots and borders, and Easter lily care is …

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