Why Wait for Fall

By Cheryl Conklin I first discovered fall planting about a decade ago. How? Springtime is too busy to plant in my own garden while keeping up with client demands. Summer? Well, it’s just too darned hot for both the planter and the newly planted. Great things happen after the first of August, however. First, nights get longer andContinue reading “Why Wait for Fall”

When It’s Too Darned Hot: Keeping Your Cool

By Cheryl Conklin This article first appeared in The Colorado Gardener. Daintily edited and with a few additions, I post it here. Some like it hot. Some would rather endure the dentist’s drill than a heat-wave. At least the dentist’s office is air conditioned, right? Wherever you fall on the heat-loving spectrum, high temperatures areContinue reading “When It’s Too Darned Hot: Keeping Your Cool”