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Come with Doug to the Chelsea Flower Show, Gardens of England and Floriade in Holland, May 2022

Come with Doug to the Chelsea Flower Show, Gardens of England and Floriade in Holland, May 2022

I’ll be traveling to England and Holland to explore the Chelsea Flower Show, the gardens of England and a once in a decade celebration of flowers called Floriade in Holland. This is my third trip to the see the Chelsea Flower Show. It’s an amazing…

Tired of varmints, he built a cage around his garden.

Tired of varmints, he built a cage around his garden.

He’s gardened for seven decades and has a “unique” way to keep his garden varmint free!

Win these rare heirloom daffodil bulbs named ‘Twin Sisters’

Win these rare heirloom daffodil bulbs named ‘Twin Sisters’

You can win these beautiful and tough heirloom daffodil bulbs called ‘Twin Sisters.’

Storing and saving dahlias

Storing and saving dahlias

Did you know that dahlia tubers can be dug and saved over the winter? Here’s how the ‘Crazy Dahlia Lady” does the job.

What to do about artillery fungus

What to do about artillery fungus

Here’s how to clean artillery fungus off the side of a house and kill the fungus.

Chuck Leavell Documentary ‘The Tree Man’ Explores Pianist’s Legendary Music, Environmentalism

Chuck Leavell Documentary ‘The Tree Man’ Explores Pianist’s Legendary Music, Environmentalism

By Doug Oster September 29, 2021 Chuck Leavell is keyboardist and musical director for The Rolling Stones. He’s had a long, illustrious musical career as a member of the Allman Brothers. He’s also played with Eric Clapton, George Harrison, The Black Crowes, Train, Eric Church,…

Planting cool weather crops and perennials as seen on PTL

Planting cool weather crops and perennials as seen on PTL

Keep planting for fall and winter harvests along with spring beauty.

Joe Hamm’s onsite bulb sale by appointment in Washington County

Joe Hamm’s onsite bulb sale by appointment in Washington County

Joe Hamm’s Daffodil Hortus is one of the greatest collections of daffodils in the country. Here’s a note from Georgine, Joe’s sister. There’s not only daffodils but also fall crocus. They still have over 90 varieties of daffodil bulbs for sale at my barn at…

11 Best Low-Maintenance Perennials to Plant in Your Garden Now

11 Best Low-Maintenance Perennials to Plant in Your Garden Now

These 11 perennials are tough, reliable and beautiful.