How Will Our Yo-Yo Temperatures Affect Yard And Garden?

What season are we in? It seems to vary day to day. We yo-yo in and out of winter and spring, with a day or two of summer thrown in. If you’re a plant, you must be very confused. Should you start growing, or remain in hibernation. Will you begin sprouting, only to be “nipped in…
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Why Plants Need Winter Insulation

I like gardening words and phrases because they’re often quaint. One of my favorites is asking someone if their perennials heaved. No, it doesn’t mean the plants were sick to their stomachs. It means the perennials literally heave up out of the ground when their roots are torn from the freezing and thawing action of…
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