Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Prepare for Your Veggie Garden Now

Time is rushing by if you plan to order seeds or plants from catalogs. Far sooner than you think, many varieties may sell out. Or, the organic seed you prefer won’t be available. Or you’ll realize you didn’t order something you promised yourself last year that you would grow this year.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Plan Your 2020 Garden!

Use these cold winter months to plan a new, small garden of something you have never grown before. It could be annual flowers from seed, summer and fall bulbs, perennial grasses or something that catches your fancy in a seed catalog. Breaking out of old habits keeps your garden interesting, and you might find a new passion.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Best Tip for Watering Houseplants in the Winter

Water sparingly between now and spring. If you keep your houseplants constantly wet (overwatered), they become a perfect breeding ground for fungus gnats. Those gnats, in turn, will quickly look for other plants to colonize. Allow soil in the pot to dry out somewhat between waterings.