When September peeks around the corner and the sweet spice of autumn sparkles in the air, I know that it is time to cut back my dahlias, put in my marigolds, and start the watercress and the swiss chard planting.
Winter planting, unlike spring planting where anything grows, is decidedly targeted at a grouping of hardy winter plants that can withstand the colder temperatures and the shorter daylight. This year, for my winter planting, I am getting a planter box built for me by my very own cabana boy! He’s a sweetheart. (…continue with article)