Late Harvest & Spring Plans

This Thanksgiving I spent some time cleaning seeds I grew this year: gold-leaf feverfew, jasmine tobacco, wild tobacco, variegated nicandra, purple morning glory, Ocean Dawn Japanese morning glory, and wild white petunia. Unfortunately, the white petunias didn’t make many flowers this year and so I have very few seeds and will have to try again […]

Nightshades in the garden today: black nightshade, wild tobacco, jasmine tobacco, peppers, and wild petunias

Datura outpacing black nightshade

After taking some time to think it over, I went out today and began uprooting black nightshade plants that had grown in places other than where I planted them. For one thing, I don’t want it taking over my entire yard. I have a lot of other herbs out there, […]

Moving along: wild petunias, dyer’s coreopsis, and wild tobacco

Today I spent some time getting more plants in. I got all the wild white petunias (Petunia axillaris) into large pots. I grew these two years ago and thought I had plenty of seed to last, but it sold out the first year. Last year I forgot to start it and grew Petunia integrifolia, the […]