Entries Tagged as 'Zinnias'

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Butterflies in the TheGardenLady’s garden and in Cape May

  ThisGardenLady was just out raking leaves- not the first time this summer. (In another post, I will write more about the trees on my property that make raking a year round endeavor). Just as I was about to start cursing the trees, what looked like a fresh young Monarch butterfly flitted around in front […]

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 […]

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

To Eliminate Bad Insects You Must Attract Good Insects

TheGardenLady just attended an entomology lecture the other day. Insects are interesting and one has to learn how to deal with them both with indoor and outdoor plants. The safest way to get rid of the bad insect pests is to encourage good insects to your place. These beneficial insects do an amazing job keeping […]