The War With Invasive Plants Continues

I fought a battle against springtime invasive plants. Now another war has been waged against those that raise their battle flag in summer. This time its ditch daylilies and garlic chives. They have got to go. Here you see my ditch daylilies right where they belong…in the garbage can.

Ditch daylilies with tri-color beech . . . → Read More: The War With Invasive Plants Continues

The Invasives Have to Go

Yes, there has been a change over the years in my gardening philosophy. Beautiful isn’t enough. Well-behaved is required. My phlox have failed miserably in the well-behaved category. They have been expanding and had now gone well beyond acceptable. Note I said ‘were’ as I have literally spent days extracting them from my large garden. . . . → Read More: The Invasives Have to Go

1 Bucket Raspberry Bush + 7 Years = ?

The question ‘1 bucket raspberry bush + 7 years = ?’ is one to give serious thought to if you are considering planting raspberries. No, this is not one of those questions like ‘If a train leaves Boston at 8 AM, and travels 52 miles per hour, what time is it in St. Louis?’. Believe . . . → Read More: 1 Bucket Raspberry Bush + 7 Years = ?