Fairy Gardens and Terrariums
Enter a miniature world of fairy gardens and terrariums to intrigue children and adults with Sandra Killough from Bonnie’s Greenhouse. On tour, Lana and Bob Beyer turned their drought-fried grass into perennial wildlife fun. Daphne answers: are garden mushrooms toxic to dogs? Her Plant of the Week is nasturtium, a beautiful (and edible) trailing plant to enjoy all winter. Trisha Shirey shows how to force dramatic amaryllis bulbs for holiday wonder or to plant as perennial presents outdoors.
Originally aired November 21st, 2013 (Rebroadcast November 21st, 2013)
Tips of the Week
- Plant carrots, Swiss chard, kale, lettuce, bok choy, radishes, and spinach. Leafy green vegetables love our mild winters, and unless there’s an unusually hard freeze, you won’t need to protect most of them on chilly nights.
- Plant trees, shrubs and perennials.
- Plant roses.
- Plant oregano, thyme, cilantro and parsley.
- Plant spring bulbs.
- Plant winter annuals like nasturtiums, pansies, violas, calendulas, alyssum, stock, and cyclamen.
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Question of the Week
Are garden mushrooms toxic to dogs?
Dumping Grass for Drought-Friendly Garden