Pantry Profile: Chives {Allium schoenoprasum}

With its bright green stalks and vibrant, lavender-pink and spiky blossoms, chives are a lovely ornamental plant and herb garden staple. Found fresh in the yard in summer and dried in cupboards in the cooler months of fall and winter, chives hold surprising medicinal and nutritional benefits. A member of the Amaryllidaceae family {Amaryllis}, which … Continue reading Pantry Profile: Chives {Allium schoenoprasum}

Reading Plant Tags for Garden Success

It was love at first sight. You were strolling down the aisles of your local nursery, minding your own business, when something wonderful caught your eye. It wasn't just any plant - it was the perfect plant for your garden. Your hand reached out to grasp your new treasure. Holding it close as you headed … Continue reading Reading Plant Tags for Garden Success