seedlings

Plant Propagation: With Great Cuttings Comes Great Responsibility

By | 2018-08-02T21:04:50+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|

When I give you a cutting, it’s more than likely I’m going to remember. It’s not that I’m obsessed, controlling or critical (that’s a different conversation held when I’m not around), it’s simply that I love my plants. If someone expresses an interest that goes beyond “Hey that’s pretty.” I jump on it, usually offer [...]

A Gardener’s Progression of Cruelty: Volunteer Seedlings

By | 2018-06-03T19:23:58+00:00 June 1st, 2018|

‘One must be cruel to be kind’ is a hackneyed phrase that must have originated in a garden setting. Where else do men and women of good conscience perpetuate extreme acts of violence without a moment’s thought or consideration of that conscience? Once the deed is done – be it dismemberment or execution – ‘tis [...]

Beyond The Glass: Gardening Without a Greenhouse

By | 2018-02-20T20:41:07+00:00 April 15th, 2016|

Photo courtesy of BC Greenhouses “You need a greenhouse.” If I had a dollar for every time I have heard that phrase over the last ten years, I would certainly have one, financed completely by the proceeds of well-meaning friends. Alas, life doesn’t work that way, and so I have spent many years [...]