Entries from February 2009

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Hellebore Seminars for the Totally Obsessed

Interested in a seminar on hellebores? Where: Carolyn’s Shade Gardens 325 S Roberts Rd Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 610-525-4664 carolynsshadegardens@verizon.net When: (Select One) Saturday, March 21, from 10 to 11:30 am Sunday, March 22, from 1 to 2:30 pm Saturday, April 4, from 10 to 11:30 am Sunday, April 5, from 1 to 2:30 pm […]

Monday, February 23rd, 2009


If the reader is like TheGardenLady, he or she is eager to see outdoor flowers in bloom at this time of the year because flowers really are the signal that it is the end of winter. Those lucky enough to have Hellebores might already be smiling if they have flowers on their plants. Those who […]

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

The Filtering Power of the Peace Lily

Distant Peace by chefranden TheGardenLady received this comment from Rikesh. I just love Peace Lilly. They have really amazing power of filtering the air. Rikesh’s comment about the Peace Lilly – Spathiphyllum is correct. Recently Natural News had an article entitled “Clean Your Air and Brighten Your Day with Houseplants” which not only gives a […]

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Thanks for the Comments

TheGardenLady is delighted with comments from her readers. So keep them coming. I thank you. It shows that the articles the TheGardenLady writes are welcome, appreciated and enjoyed. Even if the reader is not so appreciative, TheGardenLady wants to hear from you to know what Garden items would be of interest in the future. TheGardenLady […]

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Barry Glick of Sunshine Farm and Gardens

People who love flowers and plants seem to be some of the nicest people on this planet. They love what they are doing and are generous with their knowledge. A lot of them have a great sense of humor. TheGardenLady hopes to introduce her readers to a few of the plant people she knows about. […]

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

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Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Getting Cracker Jack Marigolds to Bloom for the Hindu Fire Walking Festival

TheGardenLady received this comment from Priven: Every year I try to grow tons of cracker jack marigolds but they never seem to bloom well and do their best. I need a huge volume of flowers for the Hindu Fire Walking Festival, but still get let down at the last minute. What am I doing wrong? […]

Friday, February 6th, 2009

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with that Special Person

Valentine’s Day is coming up and TheGardenLady is sure that many of her readers are thinking about what to give your girlfriend, wife, mother or significant other. Roses? How lovely. Have you thought about giving an orchid this year or at least going to see an orchid show? Take your love to the Orchid Show […]

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Caring for Marigolds

TheGardenLady received this question from Anuja. I have just bought a marigold plant which has a round orange flower. The flower has died in spite of its being kept in a sunny area. What should I do to get the plant back? TheGardenLady is not quite clear about what died – was it the flower […]

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Garden Shows in the US and Abroad

Philadelphia Flower Show This is the time of year when everyone living in cold wintry areas want to rush the gardening season. To that end, to help with your dreams of your own gardens, there are Garden Shows coming up all over the country – and world. Plan your vacation around some of these Garden […]