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What's Happening in the Community

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Callistemon citrinus 3 days ago

Purple Bottlebrush (Callistemon ‘Jeffersii’)

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Callistemon spp 3 days ago

Purple Bottlebrush (Callistemon ‘Jeffersii’)

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Callistemon citrinus 'Jeffersii' 3 days ago

Callistemon ‘Jeffersii’ - Purple Bottlebrush

The Mulch has uploaded a new photo to Conoclinium coelestinum 4 days ago

Blue mistflower or Conoclinium coelestinum

Cozette tagged Tecoma capensis 5 days ago
Cozette has uploaded a new photo to Hylocereus undatus 5 days ago

White Fleshed Dragon Fruit

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Perovskia spp 5 days ago

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Evergreen Nursery has uploaded a new photo to Perovskia atriplicifolia 5 days ago

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Mitch has added Allium sativum 'Inchelium Red' to his plants list. 6 days ago
Mitch has added Pisum sativum 'Oregon Giant' to his plants list. 6 days ago
Mitch has added Beta vulgaris 'Bright Lights' to his plants list. 6 days ago
Mitch Shirts commented on Allium x proliferum 7 days ago

Great article here wimastergardener.org/article/egyptian-walking-onions/ about these...

Mitch Shirts commented on Averrhoa carambola 7 days ago

I tried, but I bought a little tiny seedling and forgot to water it and it didn't make it (sorry...

Mitch has added Averrhoa carambola to his cemetery list. 7 days ago
Mitch Shirts commented on Asclepias speciosa 7 days ago

I couldn't get this to grow in my coastal southern California garden. I tried and tried but no luck.

Mitch has added Asclepias speciosa to his cemetery list. 7 days ago
Mitch has uploaded a new photo to Armoracia rusticana 7 days ago

Horseradish

Mitch Shirts commented on Arctotis spp. 7 days ago

I killed these, well technically my chickens killed these. I see them all over the place, so I'll...

Mitch has added Arctotis spp. to his cemetery list. 7 days ago
  • My Mulch Profile

  • Gardening Ability
    5 - Certified Master Gardener
  • My 5 favorite plants are
    Lavender, Hydrangeas, Stokesia, Daylilies and dwarf conifers
  • Who is your own favorite gardening personality on TV, radio or in print? Why?
    Paul James is a fun and informative TV personality. His information is actually correct, versus most of the other personalities that don't understand plants, regions and soils and conditions.
  • Do you have a gardening philosophy you would like to share with other gardeners? What is it?
    My garden philosophy is if I buy a plant and give it what it is supposed to like and it dies...I never buy that type of plant again.
  • What is your favorite color in the garden?
    I love lavender, so purple and violet colors are my favorite.
  • What is your favorite place or activity in the garden?
    I love to stroll through the garden to see what is coming up in the spring or what is blooming in summer.
  • Gardening Dilemmas
    My greatest dilemma is a sloping lot with shade and dry, poor sandy, rocky soil.
  • What do you dislike most about gardening?
    I hate to pick weeds and deadhead, especially when it is hot!
  • What do you like most about gardening?
    I love the reward of a great looking garden and passerby stopping to compliment the garden.
  • Favorite Nursery
    Bordine's in Clarkston, Michigan
    Gee Farms in Stockton, Michigan
  • Cat or Dog person
    Dog Person
  • Education

  • Interests
    gardening, reading, travel, dog training and art fairs
  • Plant Care Provider Profile

  • I would like to promote my gardening expertise
    Yes

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