Nature, wildlife, and how gardening affects the environment.
Salvisa, KY. I retired from Jelitto Perennial Seeds last month, and it’s been cold and gray in Kentucky ever since. I’m itching for spring. I have to be [...]
Phlox 'Jeana' Typically, growers in the hort industry fund plant trials (like the ones at Penn State I visited last year) to find out from actual research which [...]
One of the virtues of gardening is that it brings its practitioners into intimate contact with natural systems. As I discovered as a young gardener many years ago, and a [...]
A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending a lecture sponsored by the New York Botanical Garden, and it was eye-opening. The speaker was Cassian Schmidt, who [...]
In (somewhat) better days Trees are suffering. First, there are the pests; among the most current are the emerald ash borer, the mountain pine beetle, and the wooly [...]