Ecologically, the “ideal” lawn is not much better than an asphalt parking lot.
Almanac Weekly | Gardener's Notebook
The study of the relationship between the climate and the cycles of plants and animals is known as “phenology.” It’s also yet another barometer of global warming trends.
Little damage was suffered by my blueberries, probably thanks to some experimental traps developed by Peter Jentsch of Cornell University.
Daffodils typically bloom here in early April – although back in 2016, they bloomed on March 25; this year, April 21.
Just mosey over to the local health-food store and purchase some whole grain such as wheat (sold as “wheat berries”) or rye. Soak a batch of these seeds in water for a few hours and then sow them in potting soil.
Everyone knows that a rose represents an expression of romantic love. But watch out! According to my little book, you had better heed what kind of rose you pull out from behind your back to present to the one you love.
Daffodil, hyacinth, tulip, crocus, dogwood and plum stems all enter winter with flowerbuds sleeping within.
Invasive absinthe is not difficult to grow.
The Garden Conservancy Open Days program was created in 1995 as a means of introducing the public to gardening, by
[Editor’s note on 4/8: Just heard from Carrie Doyle at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, and she reports that this event