Since the time of the earliest settlers in this country, the process has been relatively the same: We clear an area of trees and shrubs, peel off the sod, and till the soil.
Last week, we talked about all the coleus varieties I’m looking forward to growing in my garden this year. Today, I’d like to share some of my favorite hints for growing coleus successfully.
If you’re like me, you brought a lot of your tender herb plants into the house at the end of summer. After several months of dry indoor air, a lack of beneficial insects and salt softened water, most of our plants are beginning to suffer.
I’ve discovered that getting an amaryllis to bloom year after year is part art and part science, but it’s a plant gift that can continue to bring joy to its recipient for years to come.
If soil had a sister, someone who passionately stood by and fought for its well-being at all times and at all costs, it would be Atina Diffley.