This Summer, Try Potted Mums

potted mums summer

The amateur gardener should try growing potted chrysanthemums outdoors during the summer. The process is simple, and the results are gratifying, even with minimal care. Besides, there are several advantages

Spring Is A Critical Time For Roses

spring critical time roses

A few warm days in March and early April and our rose-hungry souls hurry over anxious hands to the clippers. Out we go to start pruning, which will create new

Growing and Planting The Lettuce Patch

Lettuce Patch

Gardeners have been raising and eating lettuce for at least 2,500 years. Even though the particular varieties served at the tables of Persian kings around 500 B.C. may not be

Succeeding With Raspberries

Succeeding Raspberries

Raspberries are among the most satisfactory and rewarding fruits for home gardens where sufficient space is available.  Plants are relatively free from diseases and insects and are easy to maintain.