Ever since I saw a slide of England’s Royal Botanical Garden at Kew’s amorphophallus ‘Titan’, the biggest and smelliest flower on the planet in 1997, I wanted one.read more
Get inspired as Doreen G. Howard shares her backyard gardening tips. After all, she has grown more than 300 varieties of heirloom edibles and flowers the past two decades! Enjoy a nice mix of garden chat from news about exciting new vegetables to advice on container gardening to photos of unusual houseplants growing in her home! Doreen welcomes questions from everyone in the gardening community, from the expert to the enthusiast. This is your chance to ask all your puzzling plant care questions and just stay informed about the world of gardening. Check it out and tell us what you think!
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Every gardener who has grown zucchini and other summer squash types such as patty pan and yellow crookneck knows that this time of year vines go crazy producing hundreds of tiny squash. They quickly grow to gargantuan size if not picked.read more
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Last blog I asked you what edibles you would plant if you were limited to only three. The response was overwhelming, with tomatoes topping everyone’s list.
This week, I’m sharing a few bits of tomato trivia and a number of gardening tips for big, healthy harvest.read more