Now this is a topic I have a nodding acquaintance with.
I haven't started looking at gardening catalogues yet. Well, yes I have. Just one.
Readers! On sale! We provide one-of-a-kind plants! You provide the garden and the wallet!
A big box will arrive in April, filled with biodegradable packing peanuts. Open Immediately!!
Green things in here, the packing list will say.
I have supplied these sweet gardening companies with my share of hope. With infinite patience, I'd look inside their big boxes and find these little green things. With infinite care I'd set them out, sheltered location, of course, and water them when I remembered.
I am marked as a killer of pretty little green things arriving in boxes.
This picture of Hosta looks mighty intriguing, don't you think? Pretty red stems, big white patches on the leaves. I did get some of those tiny green things planted. Some survived a season. Some even survived two. Some survive to this day. Some even made babies and spread. I do have a large shady spot that's quite bare.
Any tips for a little