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Is your rhubarb bolting already? When your rhubarb seems to be bolting too early, ask yourself these questions… Is your rhubarb an heirloom or a new variety? Older varieties tend to bolt sooner. Try planting a newer variety. Is your rhubarb very established? The older your rhubarb, the quicker it bolts. If you divide your established rhubarb, it revitalizes your plant and can thwart flowering. Has it been super cold, hot, or is your rhubarb otherwise stressed? These threatening conditions…Read More
Have you ever used a knife as a garden tool? Serrated knives are my favorite to use in the garden. The word serrated has Latin origins meaning “saw shaped”; think of the serrated edges of Maple leaves. If you are a thrift shopper, at Goodwill, they keep most of the donated knives in a case at the front of the store. You can just ask to see if they have any serrated knives – they are so handy in the…Read More
Are you feeling it yet? The urge to get going in the garden? I was reading a book from 1915 about spring, it started this way, “If you are not dead, you will feel the sap start within you…” Everyone comes to the garden in their own time. If you’re not yet ready to put your pots together or take on gardening the way you did last year, that’s completely fine. Sometimes the seasons of our lives, don’t align with…Read More
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