Tag : What to Plant Now

6 Bulbs to Plant Now for Spring

  I’ll take flowers in any season, but flowers that follow winter always stop me in my tracks. Especially when materializing (as if out of nowhere) from their earthy hibernation. Perennial shrubs like red flowering currant, Ribes sanguineum, and serviceberries…

2 Comments / 361 View / October 10, 2017

What’s Growing Now: Alpine Strawberries, Sweet Treat Tomatoes & Ladybugs

  It was just last winter when I found this garden. I was out for a run on a nearby trail and there it was — a set of two, fabulous raised beds, neatly surrounded with deer fencing at the base…

0 Comments / 102 View / June 14, 2017

Greens for Small Spaces

  Red and green leaf lettuce will always have a place at the table. So too will traditional romaine, but have you tried oak leaf lettuce, ‘Roxy’ or ‘Freckles’?  Or maybe arugula or Mizuna greens? There is an endless number…

0 Comments / 1999 View / October 26, 2016

September Garden Checklist

  I sometimes think that if months were siblings, September would be my favorite — especially when it comes to the garden. The high heat of mid summer is past and I can take my time puttering, cleaning up beds,…

0 Comments / 197 View / August 31, 2016

What to Plant: Planning for Spring

  Like you, I have a list of plants that already have dibs in the garden this coming season. They’re the plants that either out-performed the others, producing amazing blooms or impressive yields, or simply possessed unbeatable flavor, or both….

0 Comments / 925 View / December 29, 2015

What to Grow in 2015 | 5 Plants to Add to Your Must-Have List

  Wondering what to grow? The year is new and it’s seed catalog season. Time to sharpen your pencil and dream big. The seeds you plant speak to cultivated living and a life of growing the things you love. It’s…

4 Comments / 588 View / January 12, 2015

What to Plant Now: 6 Perfect Winter Veggies

Many of the foods we love are grown in extremes — the edges and shifts of weather found with seasons. I’ve decided consistent, predictable weather makes it easier on the gardener but it’s the margins of weather, heat filled days…

4 Comments / 2077 View / October 27, 2014