Every year I try to move my customers a little farther out of their comfort zones to experiment with some plants that perhaps they are unfamiliar with or are afraid they will fail to make grow. Mostly, I am talking about the focal or “thriller” components of a container planting.
On May 4th, more than 300 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends, and community partners made a difference as they volunteered alongside Farmer Frog and other local organizations as part of the 18th annual Comcast Cares Day.
Many of us associate the summer months with visits to a local farmers market. It’s a great way to meet and support local farmers and stock up on fresh, locally grown produce as well as many other items. It can also be a fun, community event for the whole family to enjoy.
Out of all the different types of vines that I have sold over the years, wisteria is by far the queen of them all. It is the personification of what people think of as a vine and when gardeners want a plant that will travel and cover some space, I always recommend wisteria.