Entries Tagged as 'Morning Glory'

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

The 2012 Burpee Seed Catalog – Part II

Queen Sophia French marigold closeup by OrganicNation In the last post, TheGardenLady discussed  some of the flower part of the Burpee Seed Catalog.   In this post, TheGardenLady will talk a little more about Burpee’s flowers, but more about their vegetables. In the vegetable part of the catalog you will find sweet corn that is red, […]

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Should One Buy or Harvest Seeds?

morning glory seeds by oceandesetoiles TheGardenLady received this question from someone called the Chicago Urban Gardener:  I recently read and enjoyed your article on morning glories, in which you describe how you start the plant from seed. I was curious to know, however, whether you buy your seeds or harvest them from the previous year’s […]

Friday, October 28th, 2011

TheGardenLady’s Morning Glories

Morning Glories – Full by Knowsphotos My morning glories (Ipomoea) are in their full glory. Their heart shaped leaves make a dense bower and there are dozens of light blue flowers. ‘Heavenly Blue’, my favorite color for morning glories, are opening daily with hundreds of buds waiting on the sidelines to open for many more […]

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Annuals for the Fall Garden: Morning Glory and Mexican Sunflower

morning, glory by Aunt Owwee Two other plants that I love in my fall garden are annuals. I planted the seeds directly into the ground outdoors, so they got a slow and late start. But they are finally taking off. One is the morning glory. I planted a few seeds on either sides of my […]

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Growing up on the farm

TheGardenLady’s House on the Farm We were poor when I was a child growing up on the farm. But so was everyone else in my community and the surrounding communities, so no child felt the poverty. That was how things were. Yet my parents worked hard. Hard physical labor. Especially my mother, who not only […]