Suggestions given to gardeners of things to do during month of February
Theme park set in a jungle atmosphere.
All-America Selections has chosen three flowers, four vegetables and four bedding plants as 2006 winners.
Gardeners considering growing herbs at home to add some special flavor to their winter can look to the Internet for some inspiration.
Poinsettias, Christmas cactus and amaryllis are some of the plants we bring into our homes for color during this time of year. With care, these plants will provide cheer throughout the holiday season.
Grasses belong to one of the largest and most varied families in the plant kingdom. Recently, different grass varieties are being incorporated in landscape plantings. Several reasons exist for this trend.
In summertime, when I visit my son in Dunkirk, N.Y., two patches of flowers in a garden catch my eye. I walk up and down the road past the garden many times during my stay, admiring the gorgeous flowers.
It might seem odd, but this is the time of year I begin preparing for next season?s annual planting. Not for my plantings at home, which I like to experiment with and either have a terrific splash or a horrific flop from the choices, but the plantings that will go into the annual beds at the university where I work.