By Stephaine Hudak Okay, it isn’t officially winter, but it sure looks and feels like it. The intense cold temperatures finally did in the last of the plants in my yard. Well, except for those wonderful winter weeds. Yes, I should have put out that pre-emergent
By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist Okay, normally I’ve been ending my story by suggesting Christmas gifts, but this time I’m going to start with ideas. Well, heck, the entire column is going to be about things you can give to those you love that are part of nature.
By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist A couple weeks ago I had some of my northern relatives come to visit me and they were shocked when I told them I would just be finishing planting the city containers. What, they asked, could I possibly be planting in “the winter”?
By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist As I was planting pansies at Heritage Hall last week and digging through some crunchy soil (where is the rain when you need it) — lo and behold I unearthed some worms. Realizing that I hadn’t seen many worms lately I took
By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist The long hot days of summer are fast becoming just a memory as the cool days of fall are upon us. But that doesn’t mean that we can just curl up in front of the fireplace and read gardening books. There is much
By Stephanie Hudak, Columnist t’s not even winter and I’m talking about spring! Actually I’m talking about daffodils now because they need to be planted in the fall and we are quickly leaving that season. Even if you don’t like flowers or gardening, daffodils create such a
By Stephanie Hudak Have you been a good gardener and already put out your pre-emergent to keep those winter weeds at bay? Well, you may have missed an opportunity to make some money. “What?” you say. Well, here is the whole story. I attended a wonderful program
By Stephanie Hudak Summer holds a smorgasbord of energy food for the birds – from insects to your favorite tomatoes. But in winter the pickings get a little slim and that’s where winter berries play a major role in keeping the birds alive until spring. Winter berries
By Stephanie Hudak Well, it’s time to think about those beautiful tropical plants that have been on the porch all summer. You can bet they will be kicking and screaming as you drag the pots into your hot and dry home, but they will thank you for
By Stephanie Hudak This is it folks… The summer season is over, fall is officially here, and the containers will be changed out. I know they look awesome right now. Huge! They are all huge and overflowing the boxes. I must give credit to Erin and his