One of the great benefits of gardening is that it gives us so many moments of joy. We could also call them God’s-in-his-heaven-all’s-right-with-the-world moments.
They take many forms – the much-anticipated opening of a new rose (or a beloved old rose), the first ripe tomato, the scent of a mock orange, the sight of robins plucking berries from a crabapple.
African violets are pushing the envelope when it comes to colors and flower forms. Ruffles, anyone?
This giant and usually tender summer-flowering bulb can be found thriving in a Dane County garden.
In a few days I will plant my first tomato seed. Planting always makes me happy, whether it’s planting bulbs in the fall, ...
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How many times have you thrust your nose into a bouquet or a flower and come up empty? Or worse yet, been knocked back by …