Archive for Author: Henere Valk

Flowering Plants with Silver Foliage

Silver is not a color you normally include in your perennial flower garden. We often get seduced by the bright reds, yellows, and oranges or the softer blues, pinks, and whites. But silver is a great color when used in combination with other flower colors. It has the ability...

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Sidedressing Vegetables with Fertilizer

With vegetable gardens in full swing, we often forget that many vegetables need lots of food to keep growing their best. A fertile, well-drained soil is great to get your vegetables off to a quick start, but even for the best soil, a little midsummer fertilization will help keep...

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Teaching Kids about Growing Potatoes

Let’s be honest. Potatoes are not the most exciting vegetable to grow. The green plants are nondescript for months and then they eventually yellow and die. It’s only when you begin to harvest them that potatoes take on a renewed interest. I’ve found that kids love playing in the...

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