One of the best things about being a garden writer is receiving plants to trial. Nurseries and growers send writers and other horticultural industry types their newest plant introductions so we can try them in our own gardens, provide feedback, and—hopefully—fall in love with them and rave about them to others. I especially like receiving […]
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I am such a dork
I’m no stranger to gardening-related injuries. My standard complaints include lower backache, blisters, and even – and this is weird – sore fingernails (am I the only one who gets that?). But I’ve never been injured in a plant frenzy before. Oh sure, I’ve imagined it countless times: being trampled by a herd of Rosarians […]
Happy New Year!
Hot pepper bouquets at Seattle’s Pike Place Market Happy 2007, friends, and brightest wishes for the new year. I hope it will be full of joy, good health, and good times in the garden. Time to take a look at last year’s resolutions for the garden and see how I’ve done. Last year I resolved […]
I mentioned yesterday that I’m a sucker for Proven Winner’s Fall Magic line. And this is why. They make it dead simple to create gorgeous foliage and colour contrast. I’m currently loving the Fall Magic-dominant combination in my front raised bed. Shown are Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost’ and Heuchera ‘Amythest Mist’, but the bed also contains […]