Entries Tagged as 'Sweet Peas'

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Rotting Cedar Gazebo

Morning Fog by donsutherland1 TheGardenLady received this question from Sandy. We have a windbreak of 11 100′ Northern spruce trees with a cedar gazebo nestled among them. The roof of the gazebo is built of cut, trimmed cedar branches. We are noticing some of these roof branches are starting to rot. Is it because of […]

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Don’t Always Blame the Deer

I Blamed it on the Deer by mtsofan TheGardenLady wrote a column about deer and specifically said: Any person who is knowledgeable about deer will never tell you there is a plant that deer will not eat. Deer will taste everything and will eat anything depending on how hungry they are. Deer have favorite plants. […]

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Toxic Sweet Peas – Lathyrus Odoratus

TheGardenLady received a question on her post about sweet peas that asked whether sweet peas are edible. Sweet peas, Lathyrus odoratus, are the lovely flowers that English gardeners have been raising since Victorian times and call the Queen of Annuals (see here).  Sweet peas are NOT edible! They are TOXIC. A website definition of toxic […]