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Is The Party Over?

Is The Party Over?

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – October 31 There was a first, hard frost last night and although the perennials still look pretty good the annuals are blackened, wilted and sad. I’m glad that I went out and picked dahlias, zinnias and peppers last night. The...
In, Out, & The Present

In, Out, & The Present

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – October 30 When I look back over my previous years of blog entries I see that it’s typical for us to have a hard frost around the 28th of October. Usually I have all the plants indoors by now, but this year I’ve pushed the limits...
Planting Something New

Planting Something New

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – October 27 I’m on my way home and looking forward to being in my garden this weekend to plant daffodils and label dahlias. While in route, however, it’s my pleasure to announce the launching of the A Garden Wedding...
Transitions

Transitions

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – October 25 As we approach the time of first frost on the Cape, gardeners start thinking about how to celebrate the outdoors and the seasons in ways that don’t require flowering plants. Yes, I’m still picking dahlias but we know...
The Best Plant For The Job

The Best Plant For The Job

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – October 23 As gardeners we’re often presented with visual problems. Faced with electric meters, irrigation equipment, or large asphalt driveways we contemplate our choices: cover up, cleverly disguise, or divert attention away from...
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