May 27, 2017

Archives for April 2013

Gearing Up for Growing Season

• By Janine Pineo • This is the year for gear. The truth is that to garden you don’t need a barn full of extra things. I’ve been known to use a stick or rock to get the job done if that is … [Read more...]

Chicken Soufflé

Editor's Note: Say hello to StacieMakeDo, who graciously sent along this recipe albeit without photographs. Which meant we HAD to make it just for the pictures. Yes, that is our story and we are … [Read more...]

Make It Humid

Who likes high humidity? If you are a plant, then you might be Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis,' best known as Boston fern. This native of Florida, the West Indies and the Asian Pacific requires … [Read more...]

Whiff of Jasmine

Masquerading as a jasmine is Stephanotis floribunda, known as Madagascar jasmine or Hawaiian wedding flower. This tropical member of the dogbane family is a popular houseplant and a staple in the … [Read more...]

Lush and Plush

Grass-green, toe-curling Lolium is something people walk all over. Look at it, a thick carpet just waiting for bare feet. There are nine species of ryegrass in the "true grasses" family, Poaceae, … [Read more...]

Awesome April Giveaway – The Works

A few days ago, our Facebook page topped more than 400 likes. Wahoo! We said we would celebrate and, by gum, we are! All week long we have given away a little something every day to mark the … [Read more...]

Awesome April Giveaway – Flower Bouquet

A few days ago, our Facebook page topped more than 400 likes. Wahoo! We said we would celebrate and, by gum, we are! All week long we are giving away a little something every day this week to … [Read more...]

Busting Out of Winter and Rolling into Spring

• By John F. Chisholm • The Daimler came home last week. I longed for the day all winter. The temperatures were below freezing at first light.  A chilly fog wrapped the landscape.  It had … [Read more...]

The Mighty Squill

Plant a tiny bulb and get a flower. It is a mind-boggling concept, especially when the wee flower from that wee bulb is among the first to bloom once the ground thaws in spring. Such is the case with … [Read more...]

Awesome April Giveaway: Salad Bowl

A few days ago, our Facebook page topped more than 400 likes. Wahoo! We said we would celebrate and, by gum, we are! All week long we are giving away a little something every day this week to … [Read more...]