Andrew May

A GROWING CONCERN: Frozen? Don’t just let it go

WELL, WHAT DO you know? Just when I was thinking we really needed some substantial cold weather … Wham! Be careful what you wish for.… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Plants are dormant, but not gardeners

SURE, A WEEK after I wrote about mild weather, Frosty the Snowman blows into town. Still, coming from the tundra of Wisconsin as I do,… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: Turn winter daydreams into garden reality

which can be easily accomplished if you start with some basic… Continue reading

 

A GROWING CONCERN: New year, new you, same chores

out with the old, in with the new! Next week I’ll get all of you (and me, I’m healed!)… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Mistletoe: Both kisses and killer

WHILE DRIVING HOME last weekend from a performance by the Seattle ballet, mistletoe was the answer to the question of what this “pre-Christmas” column shall… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Don’t let pruning stump you

ladders fail — big time. So my back and the four broken-clean tips of my… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: End the year by cutting deadwood out of your life

now comes my favorite time of the year because of my new job list. Since we have… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Tie up loose gardening ends

THE LIGHTS ARE up at the Winter Ice Village, the ice is good and frozen, and the leftover turkey is all but used up. It… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: A ‘Green Friday’ holiday shopping list

THE SKATING RINK is up and lit, families are engaging in holiday activities, all the spring bulbs are planted and for most of us our… Continue reading

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