Entries from January 2008

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Is There A Plant To Honor A Boy Named George?

                               (Aster Amellus)  TheGardenLady received this question from Helen: I have a friend who has recently lost a little boy named George, and I was wondering if there is any flower or plant that represents this name. I think your question is a beautiful one – to honor a little boy named George. When […]

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

Outdoor Gardening Things To Do In The Winter

  It is January and though it is winter for many of us there are still a few outdoor gardening things we can do. If your ground is not frozen, you can still take soil tests  – take separate tests for lawns, vegetable and flower gardens or shrub borders. You can get your soil test […]

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

Taking Care of Ferns

  TheGardenLady received this question from Johnathan: My girlfriend just bought me a fern plant.  I never grew or even had plants, but I just got my  own apartment. I need to know how to take care of them and how to get them to grow up to 10ft. TheGardenLady wrote the Dec.3rd post How You […]