Every week, I post top 10 tweets about soil-related topics. This week I’m covering the top tweets from #groundchat’s gardening with children. It’s all about encouraging our kids into the garden.
It’s so frustrating to see so many untrue and unrealistic garden practices being perpetuated in the gardening world. So, it was a pleasure when I came across C.L. Fornari’s Coffee for Roses … and 70 other misleading myths about backyard gardening.
Chris Sabbarese of Corona Tools takes center stage on #groundchat this week. He will be chatting about the essential tools for improving soil. There’s also a GIVEAWAY: A set of Corona’s ComfortGEL garden hand tools. Please join us on Twitter this Friday, May 1 at 2 pm EST/ 1 pm CST/ 11 am PS
Great news on the #groundchat front. Not only did I celebrate #groundchat’s third birthday on March 30, but I also received Trademark approval notice for #groundchat on the same day!
We continued the #growyourown series on #groundchat last week with the divine Brenda Haas, host/moderator/organizer of #gardenchat. Bren shared her experiences with growing peas!
A couple of weeks ago, Connie, my neighbour, asked me to take a look at her beloved Japanese lilac. She was worried about its gradual decline. I could see why Connie was concerned. Half the tree had lost all its leaves. Something was obviously wrong, but what could it be?
This week on #groundchat, guest host Sarah DePass, @StarkBrosCares, chats about protecting fruit tree roots during cold snaps. A very timely topic for NE US gardeners, and Eastern Canada. It has been a real winter this year.
Last Friday, I had the pleasure of having Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott guest host on #GroundChat. She covered the many myths around mulch. Many of the myths blew well-accepted mulch practices right out of the water!
Autumn (Fall) offers the perfect opportunity to catch up on your gardening chores. Not only is it cooler and more comfortable to work in autumn, but autumn gardening tasks also mean less work and expense in the busy spring season.