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!
January 6, 2012
January 3, 2012
Benjamin Franklin once said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. I plead guilty!
Every year I do things in the garden the same way and then wonder why the results aren’t what I expected. The New Year has led me to analyze my mistakes and to embark on a new path.read more
December 7, 2011
November 21, 2011
November 2, 2011
The first snowflakes of the season are falling as I write this. We avoided the October blizzard that hit the Northeast, but snow reliably falls here in the Upper Great Lakes after just Halloween.read more
October 14, 2011
October 6, 2011
September 29, 2011
September 16, 2011
September 8, 2011
At the end of August, I attended a garden writer’s symposium and two trade shows that featured a tempting array of new products headed to the consumer starting in January. From green lawn paint to a sensational burgundy and blue-gray sedum groundcover, I have plenty to share with you.read more