African violets are pushing the envelope when it comes to colors and flower forms. Ruffles, anyone?
When I was a child, I was totally mesmerized by the intense colors of the African violets that seemed to bloom continuously on my grandmother’s windowsills. I would stare in wonder at those jewel-colored blooms surrounded by collars of fuzzy leaves, fully convinced that only experienced gardeners of my grandmother’s reputation could get plants to bloom so gloriously indoors.
It’s finally starting to feel like a real spring. Migrating songbirds can be seen (and heard rather loudly at dawn) ...
How to store dahlia tubers for planting next spring.
Need a little inspiration or just a break from weeding? Garden walks abound this time of year, and there’s plenty to see.
Here’s the thing about gardening: it’s never done. So now 2015 is winding down, the year in which I thought my garden would …
For me, one moment above all others elicits that life-is-good feeling: the germination of the first tomato seed on my radiator.