Andrew May

A GROWING CONCERN: It’s the right time to make time for projects

I MUST FIRST start by giving a huge Botanical shout out to Anne and Steve at Lazy J Tree Farm, who very generously donated 22… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: A ‘light’ week of gardening

SO SATURDAY, QUITE the little group of volunteers helped prep the lights for the Winter Ice Village as the ice skating rink went up in… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Winter is coming

I THINK MY buddy, Jackson, has just finally thawed out from the -6 degrees to 0 degree weather we encountered in Yellowstone National Park two… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Fall cleanup? You better de-leaf it

I BELIEVE IT is safe to say the weather has changed. The fall rain pattern has started. Regardless of what happens with the sun and… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Plant now for years of enjoyment

EVERY AUTUMN I take a trip to our family cottage on the Wisconsin and Michigan border. These trips always remind me how utterly beautiful and… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: It’s the right time for the right chores

I STARTED LAST week’s article with a “weather changing” comment: Every month the weather changes. This is why you have caught me numerous times referring… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Don’t be frightened of October chores

THE BEWITCHING month, the day of the dead, which is what your garden could turn into if you don’t work away. That’s because… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Make the grass greener on this side

FOR WEEKS NOW, my readers have been asking for more information on over-seeding and drastically changing your grass to a far more efficient and better-looking… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Fall into autumn gardening tasks

AS YOU LOOK across your garden and yard today, the last two days of summer, autumn arrives tomorrow at 12:50 a.m. You will notice a… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: No time to tiptoe around spring bulb planting

AS YOU KNOW, I am always cheerleading just how great our weather is here on the Peninsula. With the advent of September, it is time… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Plenty to dew in your garden

CAN YOU BELIEVE this past week’s weather? Talk about gorgeous. I’m often asked by family and friends when the best time is to visit the… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Gardeners have a September to-do list

IT’S September! There’s no time today for idle chat, so fill up that cup, sit down and get ready to plan because… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Thirteen ways your garden can’t lose

WELL, CAN YOU believe next Sunday is the beginning of September? You’ve probably already noticed many of your plants getting past their peak or “giving… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Making the most of summer’s last lazy days

ANOTHER GORGEOUS AUGUST week here in Camelot, I mean, the Olympic Peninsula. And since the best days of summer are upon us, let’s follow last… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Find harmony between home and garden

MY ELDEST SON has just been recently married in a client’s garden; the corn roast with all 400 people has come and gone; and with… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: ‘Drew the destroyer’ — a mouse tale of battle

SEVERAL PEOPLE HAVE been quizzing me about mice because this menace has descended on their gardens. With that being the case, let me tell you… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: The crazy cutback that isn’t so crazy

OH, THE WEATHER. If any of you thought I was perhaps losing my mind a couple of weeks ago when I strongly suggested it would… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Everything is coming up roses

HAVING JUST FINISHED a magnificent, 36 cut-flower rose garden for clients, I realize that a rose by any other name …. would still require as… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Summer and its chores going strong

IT IS NOW the beginning of mid-early summer. That’s right, there are 74 more days of summer left. Just as most people give up and… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Florist quality blooms? Dis-buds for you

8:54 a.m. June 21. Summer arrived, and with that heralding event, the daylight hours now start… Continue reading