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Enjoy photos from last spring’s garden.

We are all well aware the current warmer-than-normal temperatures will take a nose-dive before spring arrives for good. These bouts of pseudo spring are savored, but when the mercury retreats in the thermometer we are disheartened. It is in those times my favorite photos from last spring lift my spirits and remind me of what’s… Continue reading Enjoy photos from last spring’s garden.

Perennials

Check perennials for frost heaving.

Later this week several days of snow-melting temperatures are in the forecast in the Midwest. Take advantage of this opportunity to check the perennials in your garden for frost heaving. Frost heaving is caused by repeated periods of freezing and thawing temperatures. With each freeze the water in the soil expands; with each thaw it… Continue reading Check perennials for frost heaving.