Mail Order Plants
WHEN first the fiery-mantled Sun
His heavenly race began to run,
Round the earth and ocean blue
His children four, the Seasons, flew.
– from Ode to Winter by Thomas Campbell (1777 – 1844)
Dear Gardening Friend,
When designing a garden one of my greatest resources for ideas and inspiration are existing homes and gardens. After all, good design is timeless. For instance Whitehall House and Gardens is over 150 years old, but the concepts used to design the gardens are still relevant.
Take a look in this week's Journal.
|This Week's Features|
Mail Ordering Plants
There are many good reasons to purchase some of your plants from a mail order source, but it's good to use some common sense. Here are five tips to help you make smart choices when it comes to purchasing mail order plants.
Fried Dill Pickles
If you are planning on throwing a Super Bowl party next weekend and want to add a little Southern flare to your buffet serve these fried dill pickles. They taste great with everything from chili to burgers to fried catfish.
Allen's Mailbox: Planting Bare Root Plants
Allen, I've been told that I can save money by purchasing plants bare root, but I just don't know what to expect. Can you give me the low down on gardening with bare root perennials?
Featured Video: Early Spring Vegetables
Even though it's cold outside, now is a good time to start planning for your early spring vegetable garden. Learn more about frost tolerant veggies in this video tip.