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I made Lasagne using tomatoes from last summer’s garden and picking some of the fresh basil brought in from outside last fall. Landscape Design Classes Chicago it’s a wonderful thing to be able to enjoy fresh flavors even in sub zero temperatures. I only wish the parsley had been ready to use as well.

I only had a short time available to start seeing all the new varieties available for 2010 but I’ve already got a wish list started. While I can dream about new varieties and what I’d love to add the first step to planning a garden whether it’s a brand new plot or planning for additions to an existing bed is to evaluate how things went last year. Ideally this should be started in the fall as you’re cleaning up the Landscape Design Classes Chicago beds so that things are fresh in your mind. Now is the time to take a look at your notes and evaluate exactly what worked and what didn’t.

Edible Garden Landscaping This amaryllis is a tiny piece of spring that we can enjoy in the cold of winter; and some days its indoor blooms like these make the long cold winter easier to take. The white in the background of the picture is actually a snow bank outside which really helps to see the contrast between indoors and out. Actually it’s been pretty nice here as we’re enjoying a January thaw.

The reward for getting through the holidays was to dig into the gardening catalogs that have been steadily arriving since mid December. Now that the tree is down and the decorations are put away I finally earned the reward and dove into the catalogs today. I only had a short time available to start seeing all the new varieties available for 2010 but I’ve already got a wish list started.

It’s really that easy and it’s virtually impossible to damage the rhizomes. When replanting be sure the roots are well covered but that the top of the rhizome is only just beneath the surface. If it’s planted any deeper it will not bloom next year. You’ll also want to cut back the foliage so the plant’s energy can focus on re-establishing itself in the soil.

It was so cold that our window-mounted thermometer couldn’t give an exact reading. This is exactly the sort of day that can be made better by planning for this year’s garden. We also made it better by enjoying some of the fresh flavors of the herbs growing in the window sill.

And knowing that they attract bees is an added bonus especially with the current plight of this creature that is so vital to the survival of all living beings. Earlier this week I witnessed how the sunflowers and

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bees were really symbiotic as I watched them feed on the sunflowers growing in our garden. Every flower had at least one bee and many had two or more.

I have a lot of ideas and information to share with you and a stack of garden catalogs to review so I can tell you about the newest offerings to think about adding to your garden or edible landscape. For example Burpee has a Tie Dye tomato hybrid that is supposed to be really sweet and flavorful not to mention very cool to look at! I’ve posted photo from their website so you can take a look. Just looking at it makes me long for summer yet here I sit looking outside where it’s a balmy -14 degrees. This is definitely the time of year for northern gardeners like me to dream plan research and dream some more. And along the way I hope you’ll feel free to share your ideas and comments as well.

Tomorrow I’ll be planting more herbs for my indoor garden and counting the days until I can begin starting seeds for the coming summer’s garden. Happy New Year! I don’t know about you but I’ve decided not to make any resolutions this year. But I am making some promises to myself.

For example Burpee has a Tie Dye tomato hybrid that is supposed to be really sweet and flavorful not to mention very cool to look at! I’ve posted photo from their website so you can take a look. Just looking at it makes me long for summer yet here I sit looking outside where it’s a balmy -14 degrees. This is definitely the time of year for northern gardeners like me to dream plan research and dream some more.

These are all important characteristics in deciding what to repeat as well as deciding what you want to replace and the features you should look for in a replacement. Once you have all of this information in hand you’ll be able to create a wish list that will really meet your needs for the coming gardening season and your edible landscape. Today we enjoyed fresh garden flavors despite the fact that the second day of the new year dawned with the mercury in our thermometer completely buried in the ball at the bottom. It was so cold that our window-mounted thermometer couldn’t give an exact reading. This is exactly the sort of day that can be made better by planning for this year’s garden. We also made it better by enjoying some of the fresh flavors of the herbs growing in the window sill. I

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made Lasagne using tomatoes from last summer’s garden and picking some of the fresh basil brought in from outside last fall.

When replanting be sure the roots are well covered but that the top of the rhizome is only just beneath the surface:

  1. It’s one of the wonderful sites of late summer and early fall that make me smile
  2. When replanting be sure the roots are well covered but that the top of the rhizome is only just beneath the surface
  3. Actually I’ve been watching the bees all summer and seen them at work pollinating zucchini cucumbers and a wide variety of other plants and flowers
  4. Today we enjoyed fresh garden flavors despite the fact that the second day of the new year dawned with the mercury in our thermometer completely buried in the ball at the bottom
  5. Just looking at it makes me long for summer yet here I sit looking outside where it’s a balmy -14 degrees

. If it’s planted any deeper it will not bloom next year. You’ll also want to cut back the foliage so the plant’s energy can focus on re-establishing itself in the soil. Photo from UMN Extension. It’s one of the wonderful sites of late summer and early fall that make me smile. And knowing that they attract bees is an added bonus especially with the current plight of this creature that is so vital to the survival of all living beings. Earlier this week I witnessed how the sunflowers and bees were really symbiotic as I watched them feed on the sunflowers growing in our garden.

Tomorrow I’ll be planting more herbs for my indoor garden and counting the days until I can begin starting seeds Landscape Design Classes Chicago for the coming summer’s garden. Happy New Year! I don’t know about you but I’ve decided not to make any resolutions this year. But I am making some promises to myself. For one I’ve promised myself that I will make the time every day to work on my edible garden landscaping passion. For my readers and friends that means more blog postings more Examiner articles and a website that get’s regular updates again.

The reward for getting through the holidays was to dig into the gardening catalogs that have been steadily arriving since mid December. Now that the tree is down and the decorations are put away I finally earned the reward and dove into the catalogs today. I only had a short time available to start seeing all the new varieties available for 2010 but I’ve already got a wish list started.

In addition to the overall performance and any disease problems ask yourself if you liked the plants the flavors the textures and so forth. These are all important characteristics in deciding what to repeat as well as deciding what you want to replace and the features you should look for in a replacement. Once you have all of this information in hand you’ll be able to create a wish list that will really meet your needs for the coming gardening season and your edible landscape. Today we enjoyed fresh garden flavors despite the fact that the second day of the new year dawned with the mercury in our thermometer completely buried in the ball at the bottom.

Earlier this week I witnessed how the sunflowers and bees were really symbiotic as I watched them feed on the sunflowers growing

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in our garden. Every flower had at least one bee and many had two or more. The bees were all hard at work doing their part for the plants. Actually I’ve been watching the bees Landscape Design Classes Chicago all summer and seen them at work pollinating zucchini cucumbers and a wide variety of other plants and flowers. For some reason though the site of the yellow and black bodies on the sunflowers really brings it all home – how every bit of God’s creation works together.

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