Part of our on-going series of gardening questions… Ah, the question that faces all gardeners, which is better in their garden — annuals or perennials? For me, I prefer perennials. In my role as a “lazy gardner”, I like plants that take care of themselves. I especially love bulbs the come up year-after-year. Right now [...]
In much of the world, Winter is a time without gardening and for some, highly addictive gardeners, these months can seem to pass oh so slowly. So, what do you do during these so-called “non-gardening” months in your area? Do you garden indoors or do you just sit back with the stacks of garden catalogs [...]
In Conversation with SAM WATTERS on Gardens for a Beautiful America, 1895-1935 Friday, July 2712:00 noon to 1:00 pmOverseers’ Room, The Huntington Library When Progressives took on the elevation of American culture and taste after the perceived vulgarities of the Gilded Age, women participated through the beautification of house and garden. In 1913, wives of the [...]
As you can see from the pictures below, this garden bed is in pretty said shape. Over our 16 years here, it has been in fairly steady decline. I have tried to add a few shrubs to this area, but nothing seems to take. So, this is where you come in. What would you like [...]
Ever see hash tag like #gardenchat and #treechat go spinning by in your Twitter stream and wonder what they were? These hash tags are used to facilitate Twitter chats. Much like the chat rooms of old, these scheduled chats bring together like-minded people to chat, using Twitter, about their favorite topic. Running a chat in [...]
? What is happening in your garden — or what will happen once the snow subsides? Share your stories, ideas and information here as a comment. This is an open thread and all non-spam comments will be posted.
Everyone knows that the dark days of Winter is when gardeners turn to gardening and seed catalogs to fill their gardening fantasies. How about sharing your favorite catalogs with the readers of A Gardener’s Notebook? Leave a comment on this post with a link to your favorite catalog and where people might order their own [...]