BONNIE’S GARDEN – Mind Your Peas–and Grow Them, Too

Peas in a pod

Now is the time to plant peas for a fall harvest so I thought I’d share some interesting facts about these deliciously sweet veggies (well, scientifically speaking, they’re technically fruits.) Peas are one of the oldest cultivated crops. Fossil evidence shows that they were even eaten during the Bronze age! Green peas are actually unripe—that’s … Read more

BONNIE’S GARDEN – Fall Gardening

This time of year is a perfect time to think about your fall garden.  What are you going to do when the tomatoes, squash and green beans finally give their last?  Do you let your garden lie fallow over the winter or do you want to grow broccoli, peas, kale, etc.? If you’re going to … Read more

TALKING GARDENING with DOUG – August Plant Highlight of the Month

Little Bluestem Standing Ovation

LITTLE BLUESTEM “STANDING OVATION” ORNAMENTAL GRASS Ornamental grasses are putting on quite a show here in August. Personally, there is one ornamental grass that is a standout above all other grasses. It is SCHIZACHYRIUM ‘STANDING OVATION’ or commonly called “Little Bluestem.” The name is very fitting for this grass because it does stand out amongst … Read more

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