Frau Zinnie

Ornamental and edible gardening adventures.

Keep harvesting veggies to encourage plants to keep producing until frost. The main thing to keep in mind this month: The gardening s...
Set it, leave it, and walk away. I was intrigued by the Tertill and its claim that it could remove weeds and not the plants I wanted to keep...
  Satsuma plums with nasturtium blossoms. I'm enjoying a prolific year of plums from the front garden, and at last count, I had harveste...
Make time to enjoy the flowers this month by bringing blooms indoors. The best time to do this is in the morning. Dahlias, calla lilies a...
While casually looking out the window, my husband spotted a fox family in our back garden. It was a mother and two cubs, hiding and playing ...
When I moved in to my first home, I was so eager to start creating my backyard garden. I knew from talking with the former owner that our pr...
'Falling for Pink' is a modern daylily cultivar that features pink, ruffled petals.  With bright vibrant hues, patterned and ruffled...
  July in the Northeast rushes in with higher temperatures and humidity, so watering in the morning before the heat of the day kicks in is k...
  Besides making sure I get the weeds in check and continue to divide some perennials to share with friends, here is what is also on the lis...
Here's a fun new "Micro Food Gardening" project that I have set up on my patio this growing season. It repurposes the empty co...
Photo credit: Niki Jabbour, used with permission.  Whether you are pushing the growing seasons or protecting your crops,  Niki Jabbour  is a...
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