According to local gardening guru Linda Gilkeson, July 1st is “Carrot Day” – the ideal time to sow the last batch of carrots for winter harvests. Planted now, they have time to grow to full size by mid-October when they stop growing. You can leave carrots in the garden all winter – think of it as your outdoor fridge …
The 12th Annual Victoria Water Garden Tour takes place on July 14, 2018 from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.This self-guided tour of designated includes 11 outstanding local gardens and outdoor spaces which showcase unique water features such as fountains, waterfalls, ponds, streams and lakes. Tickets are $25 and available at Dig This.
At a flea market earlier this spring, I picked up a little book called Proven Tips for Lazy Gardeners by Linda Tilgner. Perfect, I thought, much as I love gardening, summer weather makes you think more of lounging under a shady tree than weeding. So here are some of the tips I’ve gleaned – […]
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Plant your winter garden NOW! September, when many new gardeners start to think about winter veggies, is too late.Sow carrots, beets, rutabagas, turnips, and winter radishes that you want to eat over the winter. Click on July above for more to-dos.