Andrew May

A GROWING CONCERN: Summer gardening: The heat is on

beautiful warm days, clear nights and even a comet. But now we are in… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Now or never gardening chores

WELL, TIME KEEPS rolling along as we all find our new normalcy. Since I have been working extremely hard the past several weeks while you… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Thyme to plant Mediterranean herbs

AS WE SEE an increase in COVID-19 cases coupled with the natural pandemic protocol procedures, everyone knew the Lavender Festival would be ultimately different this… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: A gardening labor of love with roses

THIS YEAR HAS actually been wonderful for me because of the new horticultural experiences I have been afforded. Not only do I get to create… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: A vase full of advice for beautiful cut flowers

I now have a new garden duty that I really look forward to every Friday. I get to go out into the magnificent, mature perennial… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Want more flowers? Dis-bud’s for you

THE GREAT THING about gardening in your yard is the fact that you do not need to wear a mask, so a very tranquil situation… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Start summer by thinking spring

IT’S SUMMER! BUT I was told years ago by a very established local “old-timer,” it rains on July 4 and then the next day summer… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Pinch and prune for exponential blooms

SUMMER BEGINS OFFICIALLY this coming Saturday at 2:44 p.m. In an ironic twist, the daylight will start to decrease. But what is not decreasing is… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Work today, lawn tomorrow

full bore into June with the official start of summer, June 28 at 5:43 p.m., less than two weeks away.… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Beware the ‘Invasion of the Garden Snatchers’

WELL EVERYONE, NOW that we can get “out and about,” having eagerly awaited it, let me warn you about the impending “Invasion of the Garden… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Thirteen ways to summer garden bliss

YOUR “CORONA GARDENS,” yard, lawn and landscape should all be going gangbusters by now. Tomorrow we celebrate Memorial Day and pay homage. Hopefully the barbecue… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: ‘Get the dirt’ on dirt in your garden

THE WEATHER WAS so idealistic for Mother’s Day and the much-needed rain returned to boost the springtime growth of your yard and your “Corona Garden.”… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Container enthusiasm for flowers and vegetables

I AM SURE that everyone has noticed and greatly appreciated the glorious, sunny and warm (almost hot) conditions of the last few days. Thank you… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: May days begin a bountiful harvest

my favorite month of the year. It just sounds so good. But in all earnestness,… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Get the drop on watering

YEAH, RAIN! APRIL is on track to be the driest ever on record and any moisture now is critical because of the early spring needs… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: A good start leads to a great finish

I DO NOT want to waste any time not immediately getting to my great concern and worry because the implications could ruin your garden. Every… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Sowing the seeds of a successful garden

WHAT ABSOLUTELY PERFECT gardening weather we have been having this last week; with the bountiful snow-pack looking just so beautiful as it drapes over the… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Going ‘farm to table’ in your own backyard

IT’S NO APRIL Fool’s joke, that now is a perfect time to be gardening … in all aspects of your yard! And it’s interesting, as… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Dig in to fruit and vegetable gardening

OH MAN, CLICHE time: Be careful what you wish for. Just a few weeks ago I was thinking how I need something new to write… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Get the dirt on soil organic matter

Spring has sprung, the grass has riz, I wonder where the flowers is? The bird is on the wing, well that is absurd; I always… Continue reading