Tag: Lessons Learned

Notes on Spring Clean Up

Just because there are patches of snow on the ground does not mean it is too early for spring clean up. Quite the contrary, since the ground in early spring tends to be either 1) frozen; or 2) a muddy mire. Of the two, frozen is better. Where possible I like to pull the dead …

A Couple of Lessons That Took a Long Time to Learn But Now Seem Kind of Obvious

Beth over at Plant Postings hosts a meme called Lessons Learned, which is about pretty much what it sounds like. This is a good thing, as it’s extremely useful to compare notes with fellow gardeners. So I’m taking this opportunity to write about a couple of lessons I learned over the summer.   Lesson Number …

Should Have Known Better

You may have read  my earlier post where I wrote about how I wanted to grow morning glories (Ipomoea tricolor) on my new tuteur. Judy and I have a history with morning glories. We grew it in our first garden, if you can call it a garden. We had just moved in together, into an …