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Category: What I Planted

Winter Sowing and a Keyhole Garden

I put together a few flats of winter sown (more info and how-to here) seeds today. Huckleberry, currants, gooseberry, Jack in the Pulpit and elderberry. I know the berries may take longer to germinate – maybe not even until next year – but I really hope it works. I’ll be…

Egyptian Walking Onions

I planted the Egyptian walking onions (the picture to the left is from wikipedia, not from my garden) I got from Ebay today. I’ve had them in my fridge for a couple of weeks because they actually came the afternoon before we left for our Disney vacation. I hadn’t had…

I Got My Mountain Laurel!

I had moved the hydrangeas about a month ago and the lilac early in the spring. The lilies needed to be divided and as I said in a couple of previous posts, I really liked this spot for a dwarf mountain laurel. I dug up this whole foundation bed, mixed…

Front Yard Fall Planting

I haven’t run out of steam yet. There is so much to do out there! It’s taken some time for me to get these beds dug out, but since it’s been raining here a lot lately, the ground is nice and soft and much easier to dig. These beds might…

Taking Over the Front Yard

The grass wasn’t doing all that well anyway. 🙂 I’ve begun to dig beds for the many perennials and bulbs I’ve been collecting in the last couple of weeks. I’ve had a chance to dig some of the plants in where I imagine they will stay for some time. Moved…