Dog days? Woof, let’s make Hypertufa!

Hi there succulent & alpine gardening fans! Come join the gang at Madras Garden Depot for our 6th annual August Hypertufa container classes. You have 2 dates to choose from, Saturday, August 4th (I) and Saturday August 11th (II) from 10am-1:30pm.  Each participant in the class will make up to 3 hypertufa rock-like projects, which…

The Land of Awakening

 “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.”  Lewis Grizzard   Being a good gardener, but a wretched typist, I make doubly sure that each of my cold fingers carefully touches my keyboard so I don’t have to go back and make (yet another) correction…yes, it’s very, very cold out, but…

Welcome back to green, (aka spring!)

On Tuesday March 1st we will re-open for the season, yay! It has been a very mild winter compared to 2014-15 and all of our plants are pushing new growth, some, like our hybrid (safe) Butterfly Bushes even getting a bit carried away with themselves so they’ll have to have a date with our pruners…