Tag: flowers

Appreciating the Winter Garden

Two words bring together my feelings about gardening: appreciation and fascination. At the end of December, when time seems compressed and hasty, tasks are many and quiet moments few, the garden gives us time to appreciate a slower, gentler pace.…

Harvesting and Drying Sunflowers

There’s more to harvesting and drying sunflowers than many professional growers realize How soon you decide to harvest them will depend largely on energy costs, temperatures, and whether you prefer them to dry naturally

Storage Tips For Sunflowers

The manner in which you store your sunflowers can play an important role in the preservation of your seeds (as well as the ease with which they’re unloaded) For example, if there is excess moisture during storage, it’s possible for the moisture to freeze the seeds, causing breakage

Creating a Beautiful Perennial Border

<div style=”float:left; margin:0 15px 10px 0″><img src=”http://www.gardensimply.com/graphics/1437.jpg” width=”235″ height=”166″></div> By Guest Author: Peter Gordon These are the steps I take in preparing and creating a genuine herbaceous border that is purely dedicated to herbaceous plants and does not include the…