Big beefy dahlias with their dinner-plate-sized flowers are darlings of the garden from summer through the first autumn frosts. Although many gardeners treat dahlias as disposable annuals, it’s easy to store them over winter – and save money – for another display the following year. It’s simply a matter of digging up the tubers and roots after the first fall frost.
Decisions, decisions. What’s a devoted gardener to do with brugmansia as winter approaches?
A few days ago it was cool enough to go outside and see the red needles calling me. It was my fully open haemanthus, a ...
Some people are known as “glass half full” folks and some drift towards the “glass half empty” side. Personally, I’m a “Whoops!
People ask me why, year after inexplicable year, I continue to crank out these bizarre little lyrics for the holidays.
News alert! I have been known to be obsessed with weather, and weather reporting. Why is everybody laughing? Stop that.