Garden 337

A cottage garden in an urban setting

Sahara Red Marigolds

  • Marigolds

    I love red and for several years I tried growing red petunias in front of the boxwood hedge in the front garden.  I thought that true bright red would go well with the bricks.  But, petunias just didn’t thrive in that soil.  I then tried red salvia.  That didn’t work either.  But marigolds?  Yup, marigolds… Continue reading

About Me

I haven’t always been a gardener, but I have always loved gardens. It has taken 16 years to get my gardens into the shape they are today. And, I’ve had help. I’m 74 years old, have rheumatoid arthritis, and had a late stage cancer six years ago. I am, though, intrepid. I’m the kind of person who plods along, tailoring my goals as I go. Last November I had a long overdue knee replacement surgery and I’m hoping this spring, summer, and fall will be able to maintain and find even more joy working in all of my garden beds. Full disclosure, though. I have a garden guy who comes once a week to work in my gardens.