(credit:  Phran Novelli)

A Bright Idea For Your Bulbs

Once tulips and daffodil flowers are spent, you can just walk along and snap off the top of the stem – that stops the plant from making seeds and sends that energy back down into the bulb.


(credit: Phran Novelli)

Signs of Summer Survive The Fall

Whatever the reason, when I have to be wrapped up in fleece just to face the garden on a frosty fall morning, it’s highly satisfying to find summer flowers still flourishing.


'Self Clean' For Fewer Garden Chores

by KYW’s Phran Novelli A self-cleaning garden doesn’t that sound great? Keeping those big beautiful hanging baskets or garden beds full of annuals looking fresh can be a lot of work. But if you plant […]


A Ground Cover That Covers Your Needs

by KYW’s Phran Novelli It’s pretty, it’s dependable, and it’s filled in all over the place where I used to put annuals – it’s our native Verbena canadensis, and I wonder what I’d do without […]