What’s going on at Longfellow’s? The Shade House is gone and so are the pine trees. Something’s happening!
Green houseplants have come back into popularity, but leaves with color is also appreciated in today’s home decorating style. Here are five easy to grow houseplants offering a variation on the traditional “green”. Pothos ‘Silver Satin’ The silver patches add a surprise to the glossy leaves of this tough plant. Tolerant of very low […]
This Saturday (Dec 14) on The Garden Spot, we will continue our unique broadcasting theme in these last weeks of 2019 as we read particular articles that generate special memories and a little “Christmas spirit”. If you missed the broadcast from Dec 7, 2019, here is a link to that blog. The Garden Spot can […]
The Garden Spot has special programming scheduled for the three Saturdays mornings before Christmas (Dec 7, 14, 21). Alice will be reading and discussing several heartwarming topics and soliciting listener participation with their own stories and remembrances. These conversations will be started with a reading of articles written by Mavis Longfellow (mother of Alice Longfellow) […]
Move house plants and tropicals inside, or at least under cover, for a couple of days. Be prepared to cover annuals, tender vegetables, and mums (those with open blooms only, buds won’t be damaged). See our list below. Use sheets, blankets, or burlap to cover, as they are breathable. Never use plastic to cover plants. […]