Wildflowers are easy to love. These native or indigenous plants require little maintenance, and attract birds and beneficial insects. Wildflower meadows also don’t need fertilizers, pesticides or watering to perform well. Inspired to give growing wildflowers a try? Read these tips first!
The one critter I get most complaints about is a mole digging up the yard. “How do I get rid of this agent of Satan?” Forget about Juicy-Fruit gum, gas bombs, poison peanuts, or any other solutions you’ve read about on the internet. Here is the only thing that really works. Now, this solution isn’t nice, so if you’re a […]
On a summer road trip to Oregon I finally had a chance to visit Heirloom Roses. My friend Mary Knowles, who I was traveling with, had recently mail ordered many roses from Heirloom for a large rose garden she designed...
Most people find the prospect of pruning only slightly less frightening than Carrie Fisher reprising her role as Princess Leia in the latest “Star Wars.” And one pruning question weighs upon them more than any other at this time of year. Should I prune off the seeds from my crepe myrtle? The answer is yes. Or no. It all depends […]