Gardening by the Sea

Gardening by the Sea – June 2018

As I write this, we are remembering our loved ones and friends who have served to defend our country and those who sacrificed their lives for our freedom.

In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row,

That mark our place; and in the sky

The … read more.

Gardening by the Sea – May 2018

Happy Spring – finally!  I am writing this column on Earth Day.  The theme of this Earth Day is “End Plastic Pollution!”  It is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.  We celebrated at our church service this morning with story and song.  I brought in … read more.

Gardening by the Sea – November 2017

Hope you have enjoyed the warm days so far into the fall.  I think the plants are confused, too!  We just received a much needed rainfall.  The rain will help trees and bushes survive better going into winter.

For December blooms, start paper white bulbs now.  … read more.

Gardening by the Sea – August 2017

Hope you are able to stay cool.  I have been melting when I go outside to water.  If I can stress anything at this time, it is to keep watering.  Pots dry out overnight.

Deadhead perennials, roses and annuals to encourage continued blooming.  Clean birdbaths and change … read more.