Gardening Tips

July in the Herb Garden

July 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Time to: Deadhead flowers of dill, cilantro, basil, thyme, and chives to keep them producing all summer. Snip off the flowers before they have fully bloomed. Use the flowers in salads, marinades, etc. Sow more seeds of cilantro to replace the plants that will soon set seed. Once cilantro has produced a small seed [ to read more ]

The Rainbow Garden

June 6, 2013 // 1 Comment

This garden has every color of the rainbow. AllĀ  the flowers must have full sun in order to grow and bloom. The best place to have this garden would be in a long border or along the driveway. Blue: ageratum, salvia, and cornflower Red: scarlet salvia, zinnia, and snapdragon Purple: petunia, verbena Yellow: [ to read more ]