Mel’s Green Garden plays favorites. My absolute favorite annual of the summer is the Old Fashioned Vining Petunia. The flowers are very fragrant and smell great – particularly at night. It was an accidental discovery I fell madly in love with about seven years ago when Seed Savers had a store on Monroe Street (oh… Continue reading Old-Fashioned Vining Petunias
What to do with the expensive leftover fresh herbs from the grocery store? Make a fresh cut and place in a glass of water and place in a sunny windowsill; it will root up in a few weeks and then you can pot it up. The thyme Greg bought to make summertime soup a few… Continue reading Tip of the Day – Rooting Herbs
Better than any toy, a fun activity for kids of ALL ages to beat any case of cabin fever: Grab a terracotta pot, cheap, 50 cents, Ace, Home Depot, Johannsen’s; let the kids paint the pots to their liking with washable paint; we like Crayola washable paint. The pots will dry very fast; then pot… Continue reading Tip of the Day – Indoor Grass!