Posts tagged gardening
Rainy Day Gardening

If you haven’t noticed, it has been a bit wet and cold outside recently.  Ranging from drizzle to torrential downpours, April has been a wet month.  This has left many gardens looking more like rice paddies.  Let’s take a look at what we can do around the garden when the heavens open.

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Keep a Garden Journal

One of my most indispensable tools in the garden isn’t a hoe, shovel, or tiller … it is a book.  To be specific, I use a couple of books.  I have a day planner that I use to plan out my daily tasks, and I have a notebook that I use for bigger projects.  (I’m writing this draft in it right now.)  This time of the year gardening starts to occupy more space in my notes.

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Overwintering Mums

Overwintering mums is possible. Because many people think that mums (formally called chrysanthemums) are at best a finicky perennial, many gardeners treat them as annuals. But, this does not have to be the case. With just a little winter care for mums, these fall beauties can come back year after year. Keep reading to learn more about how to winterize mums.

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