Exciting news for all gardeners in Indiana! The new magazine Indiana Gardening, published by State by State Gardening, has arrived! Check your local bookstores where magazines are sold to get your own copy. (Hint: look for it with other regional magazines which is where I found it at the local Barnes & Noble bookstore). Published six times a year, it's all about gardening in Indiana. You won't find a lovely main article in this magazine about the Ten Best Camellias for Your … [Read more...] about Indiana Gardening, the Magazine, has Arrived!
The Greatest Spectacle In Gardening
There’s a race going on here in Indianapolis this weekend. Have you heard of it? It’s the greatest spectacle in gardening! It’s the race every gardener runs in their garden on Memorial Day weekend, trying to finish planting all those annuals, vegetables, perennials, shrubs and other assorted plants purchased and acquired throughout the month of May. The birds are cheering us on and the rabbits are watching in awe as we run about from garden bed to garden bed. This is not the time to … [Read more...] about The Greatest Spectacle In Gardening
When the Frost is on the Punkin
When I work around the yard in the fall, often times I think over and over of the 1st line of the poem “When the Frost is on the Punkin” written by the Hoosier poet, James Whitcomb Riley.“When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder’s in the shock!”“When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder’s in the shock!”“When the frost is on the punkin and the fodder’s in the shock!”Translation “when there is frost on the pumpkin and all the corn is gathered and tied together out in the fields”.It’s … [Read more...] about When the Frost is on the Punkin