Necessary Chores Now 20 May 0
By 98
To Do Now

Necessary Chores Now

Now is the time there are lots of small chores in the garden. Here are a few of the things I am doing in my garden. My pole beans are beginning to run, so I do a string trellis with a good jute rope tied onto horizontal poles. This is…

My Calla Lily Secret 13 May 0
By 303
In Bloom

My Calla Lily Secret

You may be surprised that if I plant new calla lily tubers, it is around this time of the year. Well, that is my secret. I always buy them on sale either from a mail order supplier or from the the big box hardware or stores like Walmart in those…

Hydrangea Care Now 06 May 0
By 1.4K
Flowering Shrubs

Hydrangea Care Now

Florist hydrangeas, sometimes called “Mopheads,” are now budded in our area. With the buds showing it is time to do several things to make sure your blooms are beautiful. First, now is the time to remove all the dead branches as all the foliage on the old wood that is…

Snowballs In Two Sizes 12 Apr 0
By 722
Flowering Shrubs

Snowballs In Two Sizes

My snowball viburnum is stealing the show in our front yard and rightly so. This large shrub is covered with white blooms with flower clusters up to a foot across. It is a rank unkept large shrub with shoots towering upward to 15 plus feet. It is a great plant…