• Orange Daylily, The 10 Best Perennials for Sun, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/07/01/best-perennials-for-sun/ #perennials #daylily #flowers #plants #orange #sun #easy #best
    Plants & Gardening

    The 10 Best Perennials for Sun

    While creating my last A Vine of Ideas digest, I wanted to share a decent list of the best perennials to grow in sun. But the lists I found were lacking. They were too long, not broad enough in terms of zonal hardiness, included fussy or hard-to-find plants, or listed…

  • Andean Gold Saw-toothed Azara, An Azara is Exotic But Easy to Grow, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/06/30/azara #azara #exotic #tree #SouthAmerica #Chile #evergreen #fragrant #floweringtree #easytogrow
    Plants & Gardening

    An Azara is Exotic but Easy to Grow

    If you’re looking for an exotic tree that offers unusual foliage but is easy to grow, try an azara in your garden. This native of South America has tiny glossy leaves, a tidy upright habit, and super cute pompom flowers. It requires little to no pruning and stays evergreen for…

  • Wildflower seeds packets, How to Get More Free Wildflower Seeds, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/05/02/wildflower-seeds #free #wildflowerseeds #bees #flowers #seedpackets #books #gardening #annuals
    Plants & Gardening

    How to Get More Free Wildflower Seeds

    Last year, when The Forgetting Flower debuted, I gave away free wildflower seeds to anyone who pre-ordered the book. Well, this year I had almost 20 packets left so on social media I offered the leftovers to those who signed up for my monthly digest, A Vine of Ideas. I…

  • Vegetable Plants, Growing a Victory Garden. Is it Worth the Trouble? Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/04/13/victory-garden/ #Victorygarden #kitchengarden #gardening #plants #food #foodsupply #tomatoes #Covid-19 #pandemic
    Garden,  Plants

    Growing a Victory Garden. Is it Worth the Trouble?

    Like many gardeners, when the Covid-19 pandemic hit and people started shopping for food in bulk, I wondered whether I should grow a victory garden. Victory gardens were large kitchen gardens homeowners kept during World Wars I and II as a way of ensuring food for themselves and others. Since…