Where I work we recently purchased four lovely bronze planters that presently stand outside the doors to the Carroll Center Tech building with full lush ’mums in them. Soon enough, these will die back as winter arrives. Not wanting to see those planters empty, I purchased spring blooming bulbs and relocated the planters from outside to […]Read more "Blooms With Meaning"
Do you wonder if blindness will prevent you from being a good gardener? Jan is the go-to expert for indoor and porch gardening at the Carroll Center One morning a coworker came to me, “Jan, I need your help.” I turned from my computer, expecting something needed to be filed or electronically retrieved. “I was given […]Read more "Saving Fern: from contributor Jan Peccarrari"
Jean Courcy lives in western Maine with his wife Elizabeth. His large yard is filled with auto, building and garden projects. He is always active and interested in everything, and generous to friends and neighbors with expertise and assistance. Here is his latest advice about vegetable growing with no way to recognize baby seedlings. Planting […]Read more "Growing Vegetables Without an Eye for the Details"
Or maybe it’s your fingers that will get the most satisfaction! All the plants here can be grown successfully in tubs, pots or window-boxes. They are also sturdy and can be cared for without seeing them. Pleasing your fingers Your hands and fingers will be doing a lot of the work with not much […]Read more "Do You Want to Please Your Eyes, Nose or Mouth?"