As a seasoned garden writer, people with self-proclaimed black-thumbs often ask me which plants are easiest to grow. I always answer, “Herbs!” Most herbs grow easy without mollycoddling. 121 more words
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We are into what I think of as the summer doldrums, or maybe just a reli=atively q uiet period in the garden. Certainly the prairie perennials continue to bloom with all their might, and there are all the asters to look forward to, but in the ornamental garden there’s not much to do except to keep things tidy (that is, if you like your garden to be tidy). 845 more words
By Melinda Myers
Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead.
Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. 577 more words
Almost an entire month has passed since we planted the horseradish. Instead of ordering online like I did for our seeds, I took an old-fashioned approach, filling out an order form, writing a cheque and mailing away for the horseradish root. 480 more words