June is an rewarding and busy month for the gardener, June is more about the vegetables than the flowers. Spring stuff is going out, summer veggies are coming in and the big plants, like squash and melons are all fighting for space! Zone 1 Plant lettuce seedlings at intervals of every few weeks Prune and [...]
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Just got my seed catalog in and I’m already dreaming of expansions and new gardens, here are a few more regional gardening tips to help you get through January.
Healthy delicious ice cream. Fast cheap internet. Good Italian food in Portland, Oregon. I can’t help you with any of these. (If you experience with #3 please let me know!) Some believe a low maintenance garden belongs on this list of non-existent items above. But no, attractive gardens do not have to take hours and [...]
Well, as you might guess, there’s not a whole lot to do in the garden this time of year except shovel snow! In Oklahoma it’s usually warm enough I still have vegetables growing so there’s still a few things for me to do but not too much for anyone North of here. One thing all [...]
Most people probably don’t think there’s much to do in the garden in November but actually, this is the time to get a lot done without suffering from the summer heat!
September is a busy time in the garden! Most of us are planting fall crops and harvesting summer vegetables and it’s easy to forget what all needs done in preparation for fall and winter so hopefully this to do list will help! Zone 1 Sow wildflower seeds Water to winterize trees and shrubs Clean up [...]
For most of us July is way to hot to be gardening but there are still things that need to be done! Beat the heat with a wet cloth around your neck and a hat or visor. Zone 1 Reap herbs for maximum flavor by harvesting them as the first flower buds appear Lanky annuals [...]
March is a busy time in the garden, the temptation to go ahead and begin planting all my vegetables is eating at me but I know I’ll be sorry if I do! There are lots of things to finish up in the greenhouse like hardening up your seedlings and tending to your rose bushes so [...]
February may well be the toughest gardening month. Thank goodness it’s short. Gardeners in warm climates don’t know what kind of weather to expect from day to day or from day to night. Gardeners in cold climates have put the holidays behind them and just want to see the sun shine again. But that doesn’t [...]
Starting seeds indoors will give you a head start on the growing season. Starting seed in the garden can be challenging–for the seed, that is: soil too cold or too wet are the chief obstacles to germination. For early cool-season crops try indoor seed starting this year; you can get started this month. Plants that [...]