Monthly Archives: June 2012

Gourmet Seeds

One of the most popular blog posts here continues to be the series on the American potager, so I gather that many readers are planning or considering an ornamental kitchen garden. Therefore, as a follow-up post, here are a few items … Continue reading

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Lilac Powdery Mildew Treatment Reminder

If you haven’t started treating your lilacs for powdery mildew, don’t delay. Now is a good time to start with your first horticultural oil spray, with the second spray at the end of July or the beginning of August, if … Continue reading

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Plant of the Month: “Bluebells”

George Bernard Shaw maintained that “England and America are two countries separated by a common language”.  When it comes to bluebells, he could have added Scotland to his list, since all three countries have different species in mind when referring … Continue reading

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