Decisions, decisions. What’s a devoted gardener to do with brugmansia as winter approaches?
For opulence and tropical splendor there’s nothing like angel’s trumpet (Brugmansia). Tall, elegant, with draping fragrant bells of bloom, it can dominate a patio, balcony or an entry way like little else.
But here’s the rub. It’s not hardy in Chicagoland. So this raises the sticky issue of overwintering. Should you just toss the plant when winter comes? Some do. Others would like to save it for another year. But how?
The weather outside is still a tad frightful, but the sunshine and the longer daylight this past week seem to have triggered ...
It helps to go out and look at your garden every day. After a Saturday morning spent hacking out purple violets with the ...
I am a bad influence. And not just on would-be gardeners. Oh, no, it’s far worse than that. I am corrupting America’s youth.
The day we brought her home from the nursery, we were the proudest parents on the block. We hadn’t always wanted one.
It’s the bleak midwinter. Or is it the weak midblinter? Who knows?