"Not sure if I can help 'cause I live way south of you down in TX. I would suggest maybe a double wall and double roof greenhouse to conserve heat. Some say that barrels of water can help. Mine is over my well and I'm…"
"Carmen, I can't disagree with anything Heather said. You might want to check out Square Foot Gardening. You could easily have two plots of 3 plots of 2' X 10' or some other combination. I agree that raised beds are great for…"
Most of the garden seen from the So. The bright green leaves in the center R. are white spider lilies. I planted a row of small bulbs there 10 years ago. I've already dug up 4 large clumps of 30-40 blubs each. This is what's left. I'll get my…
"Fran, I think that's Virginia Creeper. Heavy duty vine killers should do it or you might try cutting it close to the ground then dabbing the stump with the stump killer full strength immediately. Someone else might have more info."
"Yvonne, We live about 100 mi. no. of Houston and also haven't seen many hummers. We did have a few early but they have disappeared. We also have many flowers designed to attract both hummers and b'flies. We are seeing a…"
Always happy to have another TX gardener as a friend! Quite a garden ya got there! I like you're old mail Jeep, by the way. I drive an old Jeep myself. I want to get my Master Gardener's Cert. I saw that you are a MG, so maybe you could tell me how to go about getting it?
Charlie - I saw your post saying gout was slowing you down - I only have gout in 1 toe butinstead of the prescription medicine (which gave me dry mouth) I am taking a time release black cherry extract tablet and it is working great! Just wondered if you had tried cherry extract , or tablets or pure juice or dried cherries!
"Clare - the Astilbe seem to do fairly well - and am hoping now that the (semi-sun tolerant) Hosta are settled in they will withstand the sun - if not, they will be moved and replaced with ???
The Forget-Me-Not, Foxglove, Azalea, Rhody's, Spring…"