Deadheading – the practice of removing spent blooms – has many benefits. It encourages annuals to keep blooming, it keeps garden bullies in their place by eliminating blossoms before they can set and disperse seed, and removing shriveled flowers just makes plants look better. When annuals grow, they are on a mission to reproduce. All… Continue reading Deadhead those annuals!
Every year, I like to try new things in the garden: plants never grown before, innovative methods of gardening, fresh plant combinations, and more. This year, I plan to grow and use a large variety of edible flowers. Since I plan to grow them alongside vegetables in containers on my sun-drenched deck, I will look… Continue reading Plant edible flowers.