Archive for July, 2013

So Succulent!

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 Posted in cactus, crafts, cut flowers, drought, garden clubs, succulents | 4 Comments »

Yes, you know that succulents are thrifty on water. But have you thought about using your cuttings in floral arrangements? Well, here you go! This week, Trisha shows how to make enchanting indoor displays with cuttings that can be planted again ...

Pop into popsicles and summer to fall vegetables

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 Posted in Nurseries, community gardens, container gardens, garden structure, mulch, recipes, tomatoes, vegetables | 5 Comments »

Despite our little breather this week, the heat’s not off the griddle yet. So how about cooling down with Trisha’s yummy, healthy popsicles? This week, she mixes up easy-freezey recipes with fruit, yogurt, herbs, and even avocado (a top hit with ...

Debra Prinzing cut flowers | Cuts of Color Flower Farm

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 Posted in Seeds, Summer plants, Tools, books, cut flowers, garden tools, perennials | 4 Comments »

I could wash my grubby garden hands with my soapwort, Bouncing Bet. Mainly I like its cheerful flowers when high temps and drought make me grumpy. It’s been a few years since I grew Verbena bonariensis, but I was in love ...