Garden Journal

Garden Journal

Autumn or Fall Seed Starting Time

It's Autumn / Fall Seed Starting Time

As the days start to get noticeably shorter and autumn / fall is getting closer, it is the perfect time to start thinking about your spring garden. Hardy annuals are the group of plants I am referring to - they are tough and beautiful flowers that will start blooming early - and bloom f...
Growing Sweet Peas

How to Grow Sweet Peas From Seed

Growing Sweet Peas is relatively easy and will reward you with bouquet after bouquet of blooms to fill your house or give you a lovely 'wall' of color and scent if you grow them for garden decoration. Knowing when to plant sweet peas is important for success. Sweet peas will bloom profu...
Classification of Sweet Pea Types

Classification of Sweet Pea Types

Spencer Sweet Peas The classic sweet pea descended from the sport of Henry Eckford's Prima Donna which was named Countess Spencer. The Spencers have a wonderful color range, long stems, varying degrees of perfume and are the most highly prized by the exhibitor's of the flower. They usua...