Gardening With Tony

Gardening With Tony

There are certain disadvantages to gardening in such a perfect climate. We can not grow things that require significant chilling in winter. Nor can...

UNITED STATES—It makes sense for flowers to bloom in spring. Winter is too cool, windy and damp for both flowers and the insects that...

UNITED STATES—There are only four seasons in which to grow herbs, but herbs are used for all sorts of seasonings. Most herbs are aromatic...

UNITED STATES—Many of our trees live at our homes longer than we do. Some of our trees were there before we got there. Some...

UNITED STATES—Mathematically, division is the opposite of multiplication. Horticulturally, they are the same. Digging and splitting overgrown perennials to propagate them is known as...

UNITED STATES—Like Michael Jackson said, “You got an easement on down the road.”. . . or something like that. In older neighborhoods, that is...

UNITED STATES—Is a prune really just a dried plum? No! A plum is really a prune. In fact, all 'stone fruit' are of the...

UNITED STATES—Flowers have a bigger and better agenda than coloring our gardens and homes. They bloom to get pollinated. Their color and fragrance are...

UNITED STATES—Saint Francis is actually the patron saint of animals. Saint Fiacre is the real patron saint of gardening. However, statues of Saint Francis,...

UNITED STATES—This does not seem like such a mild climate when it is difficult to distinguish between the time and the temperature on a...