I join Helen Yoest of Gardening With Confidence this week to talk about Colchicums on Web Talk Radio. They will be blooming in about a month, you know.
Tree Survival Tips for Summer Heat via The Wired Gardener http://bit.ly/bvVLTi. The Wired Gardener is a newsletter, now become a blog, of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's McClean Library. It almost always has a link to an online gardening resource I hadn't heard about, and now includes helpful blog posts about current gardening topics, such as [...]
First snowdrops bloomed today *and* it got up to 61F. Yes, mud season is here!
I was named as one of Horticulture's favorite garden blogs--many thanks!
I am cited as a "winter survival pro" at Seasonal Wisdom. Check it out, and add your own tips in the comments. I know a lot of my readers are winter survival pros.
Yikes! Snow predicted for Friday! This is happening too fast for me. Just had first hard frost (26F) last night.
Spent 2 hours cutting dead stuff down (mostly peony foliage), revealing weeds that will have to be pulled another day. Sigh.
I saw frost in shady lawn this a.m., but coleus, cosmos, dahlias all look fine. Just that one spot, I guess.
If you know invasive plants could you reply to this comment? A reader has commented on an older post about an invasive plant she can't identify. I don't recognize it from her description, but maybe you do.
My first colchicum is up but hasn't pinked up yet.Most colchicums emerge white and then pink up over the next few days. Did you know I am a colchicum evangelist, spreading the good news of colchicums wherever I go? For some of my earlier messages, check out the archives.