Flower Gardening

What Mix is Best for Potted Lavender and Rosemary?

“What is the best soil mixture for potted rosemary and lavender?” Wakenda of Portland, Oregon. Answer: Both lavender (Lavandula spp.) [&he...

What Garden Flowers Will Fit in My New Bed?

What Garden Flowers Will Fit in My New Bed?

“I want to put underlayment cloth surrounding my 2 feet high by 2 feet deep by 15 feet wide garden […]

Will Oriental Lilies Survive in My California Garden?

Will Oriental Lilies Survive in My California Garden?

“I want to grow oriental lilies in my garden, but I am told they may not survive where I live […]

Fall Bulbs by Mike Darcy

I think that it is fun to deviate and plant some bulbs that, perhaps, are new to you. Here are […]

Summer Color by Mike Darcy

With the cool and rainy wet spring that we had here in the Pacific Northwest, most plants seemed to be […]

Pollinators in a Pinch by Teri Keith

Honeybees, (Apis milliflera) are in trouble in North America, and gardeners, farmers, beekeepers and industrial agriculture are in danger of […...