Author: Kurt Fromherz

  Saturday, October 18th Playing with Pumpkins 9:30-10:30 am Free! This is one of the most enjoyed fall events of the season. We supply you with a small sugar pumpkin. You carve it out, add a bit of floral foam, and then take a walk with Nancy through...

Dear Nancy, Welcome October, one of the prettiest months of the year! I love working outside in my yard right now. The air is so cool, the leaves are starting to turn, the garden is abundant. I hope you too are taking time to "play in...

I've started cutting down large stands of perennials in my gardens that have completely finished for the season. This is a gradual process that takes place over the next two months. Our rule of thumb is: if it's brown or yellow, cut it down. If...

This Saturday morning, as part of our Bulbs for Breast Cancer fund-raiser, I will be teaching a free class about Designing with Bulbs. In my opinion, bulbs are an integral part of every garden. They double the color that you can enjoy, no matter how...

Nectaroscordum siculum is called Mediterannean Bells or Sicilian Honey Garlic and is one of the most asked about bulbs in our gardens. Blooming in June, the 3' tall spires rise up to display a cluster of dangling bells that are cream striped with dark maroon....

Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th Fun events all weekend! 5th Annual Bulbs for Breast Cancer Fund-raiser: Raffles, Refreshments and more! 10% of all bulb sales during this weekend will be donated to After the Storm,Inc. a local group that assists cancer survivors heal emotionally, physically and spiritually. Make...

Dear Nancy, Fall has officially arrived. What a glorious time of year to work and play outside. The cool air fills us with energy. Gardens are bountiful with vegetables, flowers, and herbs for cutting, cooking, and preserving. The drought has ended and we have been blessed...

Are you craving fresh produce now that the veggie garden season is winding down? While you may still have kale coming on strong, it's time to start thinking about growing nutrient rich microgreens and sprouts. Microgreens are the young leaves of many different greens and...

Now that fall has officially arrived, it's time to start getting your houseplants that have been summering outdoors back into the house for the winter. Our first frost is usually not until the middle of October, but preparing your plants should start now. First of all,...