Monthly Archives: May 2015

How to Plant Your New Arrivals

Spring and fall, the most colorful seasons. That’s when mail-order plants often arrive. It’s an ideal time for planting. This can be done anytime the soil is dry enough. You may receive either container plants or bare-root ones with no soil around the roots. Each has its own planting style. And the sooner you get [Continue]

Humorous “script” – A Gardener’s Nightmare

Fade in: Joe and Maria Smith*, avid gardening enthusiasts, request several nursery catalogs. With great anticipation, Maria checks the mail each day, eager to order some special plants for that back corner of the garden. On the day the catalogs finally arrive, Joe and Maria discover – to their horror – that none of the [Continue]