Entries from April 2007

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Honey Bee Crisis

TheGardenLady received this question from Joy: Are you aware of the honeybee crisis and do you think that it will have an effect on gardening and domestic plants? The Garden Lady has been hearing about the bee crisis for a number of years.  The Garden Lady has noticed fewer and fewer bees on her property […]

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Global Warming and Gardening

  TheGardenLady received these questions from Jen: Are there any plant related reasons to worry or any precautions to take about the unseasonably warm November and December we’ve had on the East Coast so far this year? Is the weather going to mess up the natural cycles of native trees and plants? I’m mainly concerned because […]

Friday, April 13th, 2007

Window Gardens – Planting in Windowboxes and Containers

                                                                             TheGardenLady received this question from Karen.  I am planning on moving to Florida this year, and I would really love to grow a window garden in the warm weather.  Coming from Alaska and having no prior experience with gardens, I’m not really sure where to start.  What kind of window boxes are available that […]

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

When to Plant a Vegetable Garden

                                                                TheGardenLady received this question from Jenna -  When should I start planting my vegetable garden?…I live on the east coast of the United States but we’ve had unseasonably cold weather this spring. Different vegetables need different times to be planted.  Depending on where you live on the East Coast will determine when you will […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Vegetable Gardens

                                                                 TheGardenLady received this question from Bob – Does a vegetable garden want more acidic soil or less? I was going to put lime in should I? TheGardenLady has no idea where you live. Different areas of the country can have soil with different soil requirements.  Check out this site. When starting a vegetable or any […]