What will you do during the extra hour granted to you the day before we turn our clocks back at 2 a.m. on November 5th? Here are 10 ways I could use that extra hour in my landscape: Cut back hostas in one of the shade gardens. Removing hosta foliage in the fall reduces winter… Continue reading 10 Ways to Use an Hour in the Garden
Not all new growth in spring is celebrated. Weeds are met with as much disdain as spring flowers with delight. And it always seems weeds grow and spread faster than desirable plants. While walking through my landscape a couple days ago, I noticed catchweed getting the upper hand in several garden areas. Botanically named Galium… Continue reading Let go of catchweed!
I celebrate the warm temperatures and spring rains that persuade bulbs to present their flowery gifts and turn lawn grass from winter brown to emerald green. Unfortunately. along with the beauty and color I celebrate comes weeds. Early spring weeds seem to spring up overnight. I photographed a charming purple crocus one day and the… Continue reading Charlie is creeping!