On the shortest day of the year, the employees of Gardener’s Supply gather for a moment of personal reflection. Each of us writes one of the year’s regrets on a scrap of paper.
Then, Jim Feinson, our company president leads us into the crisp December air, where a copper fire pit blazes. We toss our regrets into the fire and toa [...]
The Jack Frost brunnera, a prize-winner in 2012, is a shade-tolerant perennial with bright-blue springtime blooms. The foliage, frosted in white, looks great all season.
The announcement of award-winning plants might not generate the buzz of the Academy Awards — at least not among the general public. But if you’re a gardener who likes t [...]
Many people wonder if you can get amaryllis bulbs to rebloom. Yes! It’s easy because amaryllis are forgiving plants.
Amaryllis benefit from a summer outdoors. For best growth and bloom potential, remove them from pots and plant them in the ground.
“The flowers faded months ago, but I can’t bear to throw it out. I’d li [...]
I’m finally getting around to tidying up some of my flower gardens, and one of the benefits of my tardiness is that there are plenty of seedpods filled with ripe seeds. In a matter of minutes I collected hundreds of seeds for replanting. Saving seeds is one of gardening’s best-kept secrets. When else in life can you get something [...]