Monthly Archives: March 2011

Amaranthus, decorative types

I am playing with decorative amaranths this year.  I would really like to find a US source for “Ponytails”, see left, but none of the major seed companies seem to carry it in the US.  T&M does but not in … Continue reading

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Pruning Roses

When I got up today the sun was shining and I decided to wade through the remaining snow to do, well OK, start, a big job on two of my roses.  After much research, I’ve decided that the way to take care … Continue reading

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It smells so GOOD!

In 2009, I heard that cherries were being dumped in the West Coast of Michigan, where I hope to retire, because there were so many that they couldn’t sell them.  I had done tours and tastings for Nashoba Winery for … Continue reading

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Seed starting using soil cubes — Part One

A friend remarked that I was the only gardener she knew who used soil blocks for seed starting, made by these tools, successfully.  It’s been easy for me so I thought it might make a good subject for a video or two.  … Continue reading

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