Fall Gardening – 5 Steps to Consider When Bringing Your Plants Inside for the Winter

If your temperatures outside are regularly dipping below 60 degrees, it’s time to start thinking about bringing plants inside for the winter. I usually bring in my ferns, begonias, and scented geraniums, and this year, I will be bringing a dwarf Meyer lemon tree that currently has 12 lemons on it. They are all still… [Read More]

A Hardy Begonia? – Check out Begonia Grandis

Maybe some of you, like me, thought begonias were only available as annuals and house plants however, Begonia grandis is a hardy perennial and comes back every year in my zone 6a garden. You probably won’t find it at your big box store and maybe not even at the local nursery. I bought mine from… [Read More]

Consider White in the Garden

Do you have white in the garden? Every year, I buy a flat of white Impatiens to use in my containers and in spots throughout the garden.   They add balance and bright spots, and you can usually get the flat at a discount as a loss leader at a big box store, saving money… [Read More]