I must humbly confess, I have not always had a green thumb. I killed every single plant I brought into our Boston apartment on Beacon Hill when we were first married. 15 years later, I know what I did wrong: I over watered them. You will kill more houseplants from over watering than you will from… Continue reading Houseplants – Indoor gardening – Part 1
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
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!