me with agastache

Plant Tags Lie

No matter how carefully planned the bed, there’s a decent chance that if it’s full of perennials, you’ll be doing a fair …

Driveway cleanup after

Still More Cleanup

My house has the unfortunate property of having a driveway that’s lower than the surrounding soil.  This is likely due to the …

poison ivy removal

How I Get Rid of Poison Ivy

Today, I weeded poison ivy.  Again.  Every time I do this, I hope it’s the last time for the season.  It’s bad …

Moved cutting garden

A Few Plants in the Ground

My yard was not as large as I thought it was.  My Gertrude Jekyll rose, which I planted to start the Cutting …

Tree covered in poison ivy

Poison Ivy’s Secret Lurk

I’ve had such terrible poison ivy problems in the garden for the past two years.  Finally, it occurred to me that there …