Watching the snow pack melt is sort of like watching the tide recede--in slow motion. It is tempting to grit your teeth, clench your hands and mutter "C'mon, already!" but since that really doesn't get you anywhere, here are some things to do instead. Some of them I've already done, some of them I've done [...]
A long winter is not for sissies. If you are new to the tribe of hardy plants and hardy souls, here are 10 time-honored ways to beat cabin fever. How many do you already practice?
I was just reading Graham Rice's musings on plants that grow in the coldest climates. He observed that the resources he consulted did not agree on which plants were tough enough to take USDA zone 2. If you've been gardening for any length of time (which of course Graham has), this won't surprise you. First, [...]