Start your seedlings well

Starting your own seeds is an excellent way to prepare for your year of gardening. Whether you grow vegetables or flowers (or both), starting from seeds can offer many benefits. Of course, there are some dos and don’ts for getting the most mileage from your seed starting endeavors. Continue reading Start your seedlings well

Fall Propagation: Semi-Hardwood Cuttings

As leaves continue to fall, most gardeners are putting their gardens and landscapes to bed. Plants are being cleaned up, leaves and debris raked up, and late season flowers such as mums and pansies are finding a home in the garden. Some gardeners take time in the fall to prune plants such as roses, but I advocate against fall pruning (though our own West Virginia … Continue reading Fall Propagation: Semi-Hardwood Cuttings