Entries from April 2009

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Caring for Indoor Daffodils

TheGardenLady received this question about daffodils: I have also recently received a small pot of daffodils for indoors [probably from the local grocery store. It has the colored foil around it]. They doubled in length in one day, look healthy, and have smaller buds about to come out. I keep them in my room which […]

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

The Western Painted Lady Butterfly

A reader of TheGardenLady blog wrote this column about an exciting happening in California on Sat., March 28, 2009. If we were questioning the calendar, residents in the Bay Area of California knew for certain that Spring had arrived on Saturday, March 28. By late morning, it was well into the 70s and supposedly some […]

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Watch Eagles Hatch Live

TheGardenLady just discovered the Duke Farms Eagle Cam. You can watch Eagles hatch and then be raised.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Leguminous Plants

TheGardenLady received this question from arv: I want to know what leguminous trees / shrubs I can plant in Jerusalem for nitrogen fixing . I want something longer lasting than lentils, beans, chickpeas etc. This writer, from Israel, wants to know of leguminous trees or shrubs that he can plant in Jerusalem. For those readers […]

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

12 Things To Do In Your Garden In April

Eager to get out to work in your garden? There are many things one can do in April. This list is especially for those who live in the mid Atlantic states where the temperature range is from the 50’s to the mid 60 degrees Fahrenheit (approximately between 10 and 20 degree Celsius). If your area […]

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The Good Ant

TheGardenLady received an excellent comment from someone named the GartenGrl.  On this post about Terro Liquid Ant Baits she pointed out the following: Just remember your peonies need ants to bloom…so don’t put it near your peony bushes or you won’t get any flowers this year! Ants do have value in the greater scheme of […]