27 10, 2010

Time to Sit and Watch the Leaves

2010-10-27T14:55:00+00:00

“Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.” -- Elizabeth Lawrence Thanks to Shirley of Pender Nursery in NC for posting this in a recent e-mail. I love the NC writer, Elizabeth Lawrence, whose books are wonderful recipes of seasonal gardening chores and observations, mixed in with garden philosophy. Great reads, especially in the winter when there is time to settle in with a good garden [...]

Time to Sit and Watch the Leaves 2010-10-27T14:55:00+00:00
19 10, 2010

Get Those Bulbs In!

2010-10-19T22:34:35+00:00

It's now time to plant your spring-flowering bulbs. Here in the Mid-Atlantic/Upper South, we are already into planting Daffodils, Narcissus, Crocus, Snowdrops...but the ground is still a little too warm to plant Tulips and Hyacinths. Best to wait until November and December to plant those, when the soil has cooled a bit more. Of course, in the North, all should go in ASAP; in the South, where bulbs can [...]

Get Those Bulbs In! 2010-10-19T22:34:35+00:00