How to Enjoy a Flower Show
February 21, 2017
Less expensive than a cruise, attending a flower and garden show is the perfect escape from winter. As you surround yourself with display gardens, with new plants and must-have gadgets, you become inspired and excited to plan for spring. In this article I describe how to get the most out of your visit; at the end, I list upcoming shows near the Poconos.
January 30, 2017
As a passionate gardener I believe that one of the keys to success is keeping records of your gardening endeavors. To this end, a fun and useful winter activity is to start a garden journal.
Succession Planting in the Perennial Garden
January 6, 2017
One of the marvels of landscaping is the perennial border. It's the poster child for a traditional English cottage look. In my imagination, tiny front yards are converted to ever blooming floral oases with a cobblestone path that leads one through the garden to the front door of a thatch roof cottage.
Gifts for Gardeners
December 13, 2016
My daughter once said, “I’m so glad you are a gardener, Mom, because I can always find gifts for you.” It’s true that there are many garden-related items readily available in stores and catalogs. Usually, gardeners are easy to please and love to try something new.