I CONSIDER EVERY PLANT HARDY until I have killed it myself…at least three times’ – Tony Avent, plant hunter and proprietor, Plant Delights Nursery.
May 19, 2015
a plant I’d order: the tree peony paeonia ostii
I TOOK IT AS A DARE when nurseryman Tony Avent named Paeonia ostii as one of his “plants that need a good P.R. person,” meaning..
July 25, 2014
fantastic: plant a carrot, get a clarinet
‘PLANT A CARROT, get a carrot, not a Brussels sprout,’ proclaims the song from the 1960 (and ongoing) musical “The Fantasticks.” But in 2014–no thanks..
I am having problems with my Elephant Garlic not lasting. It went soft, punky and brown by February.
I hung it until it was completely dry and then stored it in a burlap sack outside.
Do you have any suggestions on why it didn’t last
Welcome, Dale. I don’t have a solution…even some of my regular cloves deteriorated by February/March this year. I was thinking I need to go look for a solution myself, which I will share…