What Placeholder Plants Can Do For You

– Posted in: Design, How-to

When I finally grasped the concept of placeholder plants, it changed my life. Well, what I mean is, it reduced my garden maintenance load and I enjoyed my garden more, with less work. Not precisely life-changing, but definitely life-improving. A placeholder plant is a garden-worthy plant that you happen to have a lot of, which [...]

Signs of Spring

– Posted in: Weather, What's up/blooming

Lots of crocuses up now, including a few of the larger Dutch crocus Heard peepers on Thursday My husband heard a kildeer and saw a swallow Geese have been flying north for a while now Saw my first dandelion, and my first Johnny-jump-up "Snow will develop between 6 am and 8 am Sunday...And could become [...]