Yesterday's Flowers for Today's Gardens

February 23, 2018

Laugh at Walnut Trees

  When you bought your house did you think about asking if there had been walnut trees on the property? No, me either. Whew, there aren’t any here but we’re surrounded by neighbors growing them and the squirrels see our property as a good place to plant them. Every year we dig up at least […]

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February 15, 2018

“Happy Birthday Mr. President”

No, it’s not about Marilyn Monroe and John Kennedy – This is about Plants and George Washington If you’ve ever been to Mount Vernon you know that George Washington (1732-1799) was a great gardener. Like most Virginia planters he started out as a tobacco farmer, but quit and turned to farming mixed crops. He rented […]

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