July 6, 2013
If you read other garden blogs around the country. you’ll hear about the garden artifacts of “early spring,” frost-free winters, drenching and persistent rainy periods and drought. Gardens are not behaving as they have in past years.
In case you missed this story on NPR this morning, I’ve linked it here.
Two longtime gardeners share the changes they’ve seen over the years at Hillwood estate in Washington, D.C. As blooming times become more sporadic, new flowers stand out as stars and an unwelcome fungus springs to life. Take notes: Your garden might benefit from some adjustments.
Photo credit: Emily Files/NPR