Tagged "In the Garden"
I try not to play favorites in the garden. April and May though… April and May makes for some easy obsession for the roses in my garden. Last year I found myself picking so many flowers that the garden looked bare by the time it was the first week in June. Which, as a snarky …Read more →
A couple weeks ago on Gardenista, I spoke about winter garden work – mostly, perennial grass care. Read below on a how to care for some of my favorite perennial grasses, including some unique techniques to keeping them looking fabulous. During winter, I leave my perennial grasses standing tall for as long as possible so the …Read more →
“Roses can grow in slums just as weeds can grow around mansions.” ― Richard Paul Evans, A Step of Faith Today’s drive was a regular trek from HMB to Pescadero to San Gregorio. The dogs needed a good, wild run and we quickly found a field that was perfect, complete with blooming mustard and oxalis...Read more →
Alright! It’s finally time to prune for the winter (in the Bay Area, that is). I have purposefully waited an extra 3-4 weeks longer then I normally would for pruning in my garden, due to the weather patterns displayed over the past few years. I figure cutting back later, then earlier, is always best...Read more →
My job is kind of funny, if I sit back and actually think about it. I am hired by someone I have never met before, to work in their garden. At their home, usually. I drive to an address otherwise unknown to me, park my truck, get out and knock on someone’s door. While standing …Read more →