150 Tips: Growing a Cutting Garden

After the rush of spring and early summer, July is the time when northern gardeners can really enjoy their garden — outside and in the house, if you plant a cutting garden. As more younger gardeners have turned to houseplants, we’re seeing a renewed interest in cut flowers as well. Once you experience the joy…

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Favorite Newer Annuals

At the end of every gardening season, I order next year’s annual plants for my regular gardening clients. I consider it a huge job perk—I get paid to page through plant catalogs and select combinations of newer annuals for the containers, window boxes and garden beds that I tend. (Plus, it’s really fun to buy…

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