Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fun facts about plants

Facts about zucchini

I thought I knew a thing or two about zucchini. But I had questions so I dug around and found some very interesting answers! I even discovered answers to questions I would not have thought to ask! So, in quick Q & A format, here are some fascinating facts about the very versatile zucchini: Where […]

Garden how-to guide

Strawberries: getting ready for winter

Overwintering strawberries Strawberries are perennial plants, hardy to zone 2 as long as the roots are well insulated in winter. They need a period of dormancy during the winter months so after the first frost start thinking about getting the strawberry patch ready for the pending cold. Cut plants to a few inches in height […]