It is no wonder the National Garden Bureau named 2017 the Year of the Pansy. Considered a weed before the 19th century, the pansy is now the quintessential flower of the season. Planted in containers, window boxes or the garden, they announce the arrival of spring in your landscape. Many favor pansies with dark blotches… Continue reading It’s the Year of the Pansy!
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.