Lengthening days and slowly warming weather herald the beginning of spring, that wonderful season of promise and hope. What could be more symbolic of this than seeds, tiny lifeboats waiting for the right conditions to spring into action and create the next generation of beauty and flavor in our gardens? Yes friends, it’s seed starting time.
With the arrival of fall, cold temperatures are just around the corner, so it’s time to make sure that you know how to protect your plants from frost damage.
If you live in areas of the Southwest that freeze in winter, you’re already beginning to empty and clean out containers and deciding how to preserve your annual flowers, herbs and other container plants.
There’s nothing like the satisfaction of harvesting herbs from your garden. You’ve planted, watered, weeded, and fertilized them month after month and now it’s time for the big payoff. Here’s what you need to do to capture all that aroma and flavor for the coming year.
Is there anything more frustrating to gardeners than weeds popping up overnight (night after night) in their beds and yards? In many areas of the Southwest, gardens look pristine, if not as colorful, before summer monsoons begin to deliver much-needed rain. The problem is what’s good for your ornamentals also is good for weeds. We don’t believe we’ll ever fully…