Garden Calendar for October 2018

Early October is ideal for planting trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, bulbs, groundcovers, wildflowers, herbs, vegetables,,,, in short, almost everything!  (Exceptions are things that have tropical genes, like cacti, palms, most…

Bulbs for Spring Color – Part 2

If you follow Southwest Gardening, a website I also write for, you know I have started this topic already, and please visit that site for growing tips. Basically, many cultivated…

You Can Grow – Orchids!

Orchids are gorgeous, beautiful, intricate, spectacular, and a number of other superlatives. They also have a reputation as being hard to grow, but that “ain’t necessarily so,” to quote the…