Developing Sweet Potatoes In My Northern Garden

The Residence Show is an event created for home owners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. N. jonquilla ‘Flore Pleno’ is about 10 inches tall and though rated for zone six, as you can see from the photo, does beautifully in my zone 5 garden in a bed with a western exposure. Place taller plants towards the back of the garden and shorter plants at the front so you can see everything from a distance. The Stearns carriage house, now demolished, was larger than a lot of homes in Garden Grove when it was built.

Possibly one day we will have an immaculate garden complete of very carefully groomed plants, but correct now our garden is filled with the infectious laughter of a toddler who is not scared to explore his atmosphere. Photo above, taken March 22, 2012, shows my two rail planters spaced far enough to match our barbeque in among without either getting impacted by the heat. My Wonderful Grandmother had one in the far corner of her garden and taught me the lore.

Blood and bonemeal will also hold rabbits and groundhogs out of your garden and away from your plants. Pink traces … READ MORE