Paperwhites and amaryllis bulbs are two terrific bulbs to force indoors with very little effort and very low maintenance. I have forced both indoors for over 11 years with a 0% failure rate. I have bought these bulbs everywhere from White Flower Farm and Johannsen’s to Sam’s Club, Home Dept and Target. They are usually all… Continue reading Paperwhite and Amaryllis Bulbs – Forcing Bulbs Indoors
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When it is too early to start digging in your garden outdoors, but you are ready to plant, grab a pot! Pots are great no matter where you live – condominiums, apartments, houses or farms. Here are some basic tips to a successful pot. The Basics 1. Start with a great pot I really… Continue reading Potting!
Elephant Ears (or Colocasia) are one of my favorite tropical plants and make an excellent addition to any home. Elephant ears are very easy to grow, they come in several sizes and varieties, and you can take them in and out of the house depending on the season! Don’t be afraid to garden outside your… Continue reading Elephant Ears
I love creating the feel of a garden indoors. Especially in the winter. It can be tough surviving the long Wisconsin winters! One way I do this is to experiment and take new cuttings of my indoor plants to see what will root. There is a lot of gratification to be had growing new plants.… Continue reading Tip of the Day – More on Rooting