February means fragrance in my garden. As the Mexican plum unfurls hundreds of papery white blossoms, the bees wake up, drawn to the scent of a new season. The kitchen’s fragrant, too, since I cut floppy stems of narcissus and tucked them into rosemary sprigs. By the way, now’s an excellent time to prune your | read more →
So, you know, there’s a silver lining to every cloud, right? For me, those clouds haven’t dropped significant rain for months, so my usually statuesque narcissus are stunted this year. The silver lining? The weeds have kept a lower profile, at least for now. They’ll certainly make up for lost time if rain arrives with | read more →
air date: February 24, 2018
Come home to houseplant designs that excite stylish statements. Lindsey Mayer and Melissa Hagen from Tillery Street Plant Company plant a few ideas. John keeps houseplants healthy with insect control and fertilizer tips. Daphne answers: “Can you really change your soil pH?” Get a viewer’s tips for growing Satsuma oranges. On tour, Maverick Fisher banished invasive plants around his old house for wildlife diversity and future sustainability.
This month's tips for how to care for your plants, pruning, fertilizing, lawn care, and preping for your garden. Read the entire to do list.