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.
One look at Lobo and you will turn to mush. If you don’t turn to mush, then your heart will melt. Either way, one of those two things will most definitely happen. But there’s only one possible outcome after actually meeting Lobo – true love.
This 13 year old German Shepherd/Husky mix is one-of-a-kind.
Whether your goal is to simplify your garden, “glam” up your patio, or create that perfect path to nowhere; attend the Mill Creek Garden Tour & Artisan Market and you’ll walk off with ideas to get you started on the journey to a fabulously livable garden.