Pansy/viola care

PANSY viola x wittrockiana One of my favorite flowers is the pansy. The flat-faced, lightly fragranced flowers that come in dozen of colors always make me smile. They are great in flower boxes, hanging baskets,…

Winterover Geraniums

There are several ways to save your geranium over the winter for next year: 1.  Take cuttings and root them. Take 4 ” cuttings of healthy tips, remove flowers and lower leaves . Dip the…

Fairy Gardens

The new hot rage in mini gardening! Fairy Gardens have come a long way. Grown in container, they can be enjoyed indoors and well as outdoors. Just like miniature doll houses,  Fairy gardens take us into…

Animal repellents

Animal repellents Nothing is more frustrating than putting all that time and effort into planting only to find something had a feast at your expense. Sources tell me that repellents containing pure capsaicin derived from…