rosemary

Summer care of Rosemary

– Posted in: Garden chores, Plant info

Judy, do you keep your rosemary in a pot throughout the summer, or do you plant it in the ground and dig it up for winter? Either way, when do you start hardening it off? How do you go about it, i.e., how long do you put it out the first day, the second, and [...]

‘Arp’ rosemary hardier but ugly

– Posted in: Plant info

'Arp' was the first kind I ever got, precisely because it is reputed to be so hardy. I figured if I somehow left it out and we had a hard freeze it would survive my carelessness. But you are right: now that I have a different (unknown) variety, I can see that 'Arp' was ugly. [...]

How to keep rosemary happy in winter

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Kathy, if you want to keep rosemary happy in the winter, keep it cold & bright (as if it were having a milder winter than you are!)--I either keep it on a barely heated sunporch so it doesn't go below freezing or above 50, or against the coldest window in a cold room. They seem [...]

How do you get rosemary to bloom?

– Posted in: Plant info

Judy, in your January 14th post you mentioned your rosemary blooming. How long does it take for a rosemary plant to bloom? How do you keep it happy in the winter? I bought mine this past spring from Lowe's. It was in a 3" pot. This winter it is just eking along, putting out rather [...]