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Garden Rant · 2d ago

Progress at Good Gardening Videos by Garden Rant

I’ve always loved turning people on to gardening and teaching them to succeed at it – whet...
Garden Rant · 3d ago

The landscaping potential of snow by Elizabeth Licata

It’s not 12/21 yet, but winter has officially begun in Western New York; I had gotten my final bulbs in just a few days before the season’s first major snowfall hit on 12/10 (making for a really bizarre football game that day). For the most part snow...
Garden Rant · 4d ago

The Best Seed Company in the World by Allen Bush

It is time to say good-bye to the wonderful and versatile Jelitto Perennial Seeds—at least in one sense. I’ll be clocking out, for the last time, at the end of the year. I am grateful to my friend Klaus Jelitto for giving me a job 22 years ago. There...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Plant-Adjacent Gifts to Myself by Susan Harris

My family stopped long-distance gift-giving long ago, so holiday shopping for me could’t b...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

If nature bats last, which inning is it? by Elizabeth Licata

The assault on wild places continues. As I wrote about here, two national monuments, both in Utah, are much closer to being (drastically) reduced in size: Bears’ Ears by 85% and Grand Stairc...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Insights from Germany by Thomas Christopher

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending a lecture sponsored by the New Yor...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

How one Garden Club is Changing with the Times by Garden Rant

Who’s old enough to have belonged to a garden club back when they were known as cliques fo...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Why isn’t gardening included in exercise tech? by Elizabeth Licata

My husband and I were early adopters of Apple watches when they were first introduced in 2015. I now have a series 3, which can act independently of the iPhone, (solving what had always been a drawback). One of the basic ways I use the watch is as an...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Perennial Royalty: It’s Inbred by Allen Bush

There are few families in American horticulture with four generations of successful nurser...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Amo, Amas, Amat in the Garden by Bob Hill

The further I get into this horticulture life the more I realize how little I know, especially of its outer edges; all that Latin derivation and categorization stuff. That used to bother me. People forever mistake me for an expert. I’m about over it....