Satisfaction Starting Plants: yarrow, feverfew, nightshade, foxglove & more

I love growing plants from seed, especially when it’s successful.:) This year is working out pretty well along those lines. While it’s true that a number of seeds that needed cold stratification did not do well when transplanted into soil, others that I started directly in peat pellets or that needed warmth to germinate are […]

Cool-weather plants and mandrake strikes again

It was 38F/3C out there Saturday morning, and the wind was blowing–quite a contrast to the weather we’ve had in the past two weeks. It almost felt like snow. I had my gloves on and a winter hat. I intended to start a bunch of cool weather seeds, but all I ended up doing was […]