Heirloom Asparagus Plants – Origins Of Asparagus Use In The Garden

Heirloom Asparagus Plants – Origins Of Asparagus Use In The Garden

Although the familiar green veggie grows wild in many parts of the world, historians are unsure about the exact origins of asparagus. However, it is known to be native to parts of Asia and the Mediterranean. Read on to learn more interesting facts regarding asparagus history. Origins of Asparagus Use In its earliest days, asparagus […]

Long, narrow, awkward side yard garden makeover – Case study – Successful Garden Design

Long, narrow, awkward side yard garden makeover – Case study

When it comes to garden design, some gardens are definitely more challenging than others. A particularly tricky one is the long narrow side garden, which often ends up as a junkyard. It’s not really large enough to do anything with, that’s the problem. Well actually, with a few cunning design tricks, you can turn that […]

A New Gardener Asks: “- what to do – after it all stops producing? Is there any thing I could plant which may grow from now till the first frost?”

Susan, a reader in New York, started her first garden this year. She told some of what she had learned in the comment section at the end of this post. In closing she asks “—what to do (if anything) after it all stops producing? Is there any thing I could plant which may grow from […]