(For Release On Or After 12/30/05) The next few weeks are an important time for planting certain spring-flowering bulbs. This includes tulips, hyacinths and other bulbs that have been previously stored in the refrigerator, as well as bulbs you intend to plant and grow in containers.
(For Release On Or After 12/23/05) I often write columns with timely information about what needs to be done in the garden, and I enjoy the memory of once meeting a gentleman who offered me a suggestion about something to write. His suggestion was to write about sitting back and enjoying your garden.
(For Release On Or After 12/16/05) Winter vegetable gardening is tremendously rewarding. The vegetables grown here during the winter are some of the most delicious and nutritious our home gardens can produce.
(For Release On Or After 12/09/05) This time of the year, when we have brought many of our container plants – particularly the tropicals – inside for the winter, we need to be on the lookout for pest problems.
(For Release On Or After 12/02/05) One of the most delightful plants we use to decorate for the holidays is the holiday cactus. And yes, despite the fact that these plants don’t have spines, they are true cactuses.
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