Today, I’m Starting My Rose Garden in My New Old House

For as long as I can remember, I have been an avid gardener. It all began when I was a child and when I realized that my grandmother had the most exotic garden anywhere around my little town. My grandmother was a country lady, and she had a typical cottage or kitchen garden, but she…

Four O’Clock Flowers Are Perennial in Garden Zones 7 – 10

Last summer, I had a healthy bed of four o’clocks growing in my garden in the Ozark Mountains. I had never grown four o’clocks before, and several things surprised by about these little, fairy-like flowers. The first thing that surprised me was the size of the four o’clock’s blossoms. The blossoms of a four o’clock…

How to Garden Near a Black Walnut Tree

Plants Susceptible to Juglone The following plants are observed to be susceptible to juglone produced by walnut trees. This list is based only on observation and experience, not scientific experiments. It should be used for guidance only, not regarded as definitive. From K State Extension and Master Gardening Program Here Trees Intolerant of Juglone Alder,…