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Cold Climate Gardening · 5d ago

Lilactree Farm Garden Notes, No. 2, 2017: Lily Beetles, Weatherland, and A Very Early Spring

"Most discussions of lily beetles are a little helpful and considerably depressing. Many g...
Cold Climate Gardening · 1w ago

New Plants for the Secret Garden: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day May 2017

Take a stroll with me through the Secret Garden and admire the flowers I recently planted ...
Cold Climate Gardening · 3W ago

Trout Lily: Wildflower Wednesday

I know rock gardeners who can coax rare alpine treasures into bloom, but have been stumped...
Cold Climate Gardening · 1M ago

How to Grow Mediterranean Herbs in a Cold Climate

Want to grow perennial Mediterranean herbs--specifically, rosemary, lavender, thyme, tarra...
Cold Climate Gardening · 1M ago

Jaw-Dropping Flowering Shrubs: New Webinar from Kerry Mendez

Just ten days until Kerry Mendez’s latest webinar, Jaw Dropping Shrubs–The New No-Fuss Glamour Plants, goes live on Thursday, April 27 at 2pm Eastern time. Are you looking for high impact, l...
Cold Climate Gardening · 1M ago

Spring Is Here! Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day April 2017

It's like Christmas, except instead of tumbling downstairs to see what "Santa" left me und...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

Spring Is Buried Under A Blizzard: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day March 2017

I just knew a mild February would mean trouble later on. Spring in February doesn't happen...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

Yes, You Can Cut Back Dead Plants Too Early

I cut the dead foliage off my hellebores in February, and I paid the price in March. How w...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

The Felling of the Oak

Our house “was built for a newlywed couple in 1885. The big oak tree in the front yard was planted the year they moved in and the maple tree was also one they planted,” according to information provided by the previous owner. I was thinking about thi...
Cold Climate Gardening · 3M ago

Sometimes Plants Surprise Me: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day February 2017

Sometimes plants surprise me. It surprises me that this ‘Sweet Nymph’ amaryllis is bloomin...