2017 has been named the Year of the Brassica by the National Garden Bureau. The genera Brassica reminds me of a family I know with thirteen children. How do they keep track of them all? When I started brushing up on the Brassica family, I realized I had forgotten about a couple of its children.… Continue reading 2017 is the Year of the Brassica
Each year the National Garden Bureau chooses a bulb, perennial, vegetable and an annual as a crop of the year. They’ve chosen begonias as their annual crop of the year for 2016. That’s quite a pick. Begonias are a diverse group of plants with more than 1,700 different species. Types often grown in our gardens… Continue reading 2016 is named Year of the Begonia.