You grow your flowers for their beauty, of course. But did you know that quite a few of them are edible? No, no, don’t look at this column as if YardShare had gone nuts. Think about it.
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Hydrangeas are enjoying a renaissance in gardens throughout parts of the US. Although some of the old-fashioned varieties are not “zone friendly,” many can be successfully grown to zone 5, and a few even to zone 3.
When we last saw Our Gardening Hero, he was carefully noting the locations of clumps of crocuses, daffodils, and the like. He mapped them out in a way designed to show his children that this was not a treasure map, and then he went on to live his life.
“Good, cheap, fast. Pick any two.” That’s what is said about hiring somebody to do a job. It can also be said about flowering bulbs.
A pathway that “leads right to your door” is a core element of landscaping design. Of course, there’s a big difference between a path leading to your front entryway and one that meanders through the garden behind your house.