The winter months give gardeners time to browse unfamiliar resources for next season’s gardens. An inexhaustible supply of garden ideas can be found as free resources in local libraries, in book stores and on grocer’s shelves for a price, on the internet, and even the daily newspaper.
Horticulturists look for trustworthy and research-based authorities, rather than depend on anecdotal thoughts on best practices for gardening that can be found in many print and online resources. Today’s column has two very different suggestions for gardening advice that can be considered trustworthy.
The first idea for horticulturists is to take a look at the American Horticultural Society. This may be unfamiliar to the home gardener, but the