Books to Help the Garden Beginner

Books to Help the Garden Beginner

Our Favorite Beginner Gardening Books

Posted Dec 18, 2014 in The Garden's Edge


Territorial Seed Company to Release ‘Ketchup ‘n’ Fries’™ Grafted Tomato/Potato

Territorial Seed Company to Release ‘Ketchup ‘n’ Fries’™ Grafted Tomato/Potato

The product of over a decade of research, ‘Ketchup ‘n’ Fries’ ™ TomTato® advances the grafted tomato/potato plant from mere novelty to a reliable producer of dual crops from a single plant – especially good news for those seeking…

Posted Dec 16, 2014 in The Inside Scoop


Lamiaceae: A Family Portrait

Lamiaceae: A Family Portrait

Learn more about this family of plants beloved by humans and pollinators.

Posted Dec 15, 2014 in The Garden's Edge by Brian Barth


A Hit List of Gifts for Small Space Plant & Garden Lovers

A Hit List of Gifts for Small Space Plant & Garden Lovers

Pick one or several items for your favorite space challenged gardener.

Posted Dec 13, 2014 in The Garden's Edge by Dawn Sherwood


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Holly (Ilex species)

Holly (Ilex species)

Holly is available in a wide range of sizes and foliage colors. All types have beautiful, glossy foliage and many produce attractive berries that are a treat for birds and other wildlife. This is a great shrub for hedges or foundation plantings, or plant small groups of fruiting…

Perennial Pansy (Viola x wittrockiana)

Perennial Pansy (Viola x wittrockiana)

Pansies have been a garden favorite since the 1800’s. Many of the flower color combinations enjoyed today originated from hybrids developed at that time from wild Viola species. Although usually grown as an annual, Pansies have a natural tolerance for cool temperatures and are very…

Lemon (Citrus limon)

Lemon (Citrus limon)

Lemons are prized for their refreshing and nutritious fruit that is a popular ingredient for cooking, marinades, or juiced for lemonade. Lemons are very high in vitamin C and a common addition to remedies for soothing a cold or sore throat. Commercially lemons can be found in many…

Lenten Rose, Christmas Rose Indoors (Helleborus )

Lenten Rose, Christmas Rose Indoors (Helleborus )

A wonderful change from the typical blooming plants available in the winter season. Hellebore’s beautiful glossy foliage and charming, rose-like flowers are a breath of spring. Hellebores originate in Asia and Europe and history is rich with stories and legends surrounding this…


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