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February, 2013 | Garden Maine - Part 3

August 6, 2020

Archives for February 2013

Up Into the Blue

Balloon flowers are a charming addition to any garden, and the dwarf Platycodon grandiflorus 'Miss Tilly Blue' is no exception. Much shorter than its relatives, this diminutive variety grows about a … [Read more...]

‘Bright Lights’ Made a Splashy Debut

• By Janine Pineo • Give me land, lots of land. After finishing my seed orders, I'll need it. I've scoured nearly a dozen seed catalogs and found promising newcomers along with a few … [Read more...]

Things Good at ‘The Other End of the Driveway’

Editor's note: We are launching an occasional feature, In Review. It could be a book, it could be a product, or it could be anything that warrants a review. That said, we are giving away an … [Read more...]

Cherry Nut Cake

My mother crafted the original recipe for this cake and made it for special occasions. It goes together quickly and easily, making an elegant finish to a meal. Cherry nut cake can also be made into … [Read more...]

Tropical Dream

On a hot summer afternoon at Rogers Farm in Stillwater, it didn't seem odd to see a hibiscus in full bloom. But in the depths of winter, it seems odd that the same hibiscus is hardy enough to … [Read more...]

Jewel in the Crown

Editor’s note: This week we are featuring heirlooms from The Heirloom Garden of Maine, located in Montville. Their expansive catalog offers an array of heirloom plants — some well-known and some … [Read more...]

Butterfly Magnet

Editor’s note: This week we are featuring heirlooms from The Heirloom Garden of Maine, located in Montville. Their expansive catalog offers an array of heirloom plants — some well-known and some … [Read more...]

Long Live the Long-lived Heirlooms

• By Janine Pineo • If you believe the seed catalogs, everything old is new again. So let's consider the old and ponder the new and improved -- then remember to include the tried and … [Read more...]

The Shortest Distance

• By John F. Chisholm • The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. I'm sure whichever mathematical genius gained immortality by figuring that out was a lot smarter than me.  No … [Read more...]

Give Me Five

Editor’s note: This week we are featuring heirlooms from The Heirloom Garden of Maine, located in Montville. Their expansive catalog offers an array of heirloom plants — some well-known and some … [Read more...]