Good Gardening Week 3: Which Are Your Go-To Plants or Flowers? — Share Tips and Photos – Good News Network

GNN Managing Editor, Andy Corbley, in his garden in Vergiate, Italy

Welcome back to  Great Gardening ! In our Week 2 discussion thread, we wanted to find out what people were growing at this very moment. We took it to social media and shared photos

Brandi Lanai  took the plunge into fruit growing and bought the Dwarf lemon tree of her dreams. Managing Editor Andy discussed an old Italian trick about adding coffee grounds and chopped banana peels to the soil of a lemon tree to boost fresh fruit production. She also added that she wanted in order to take up vegetable growing, but is a total novice. ( Send her tips! )

Brandi Lanai’s lemon tree.

Our experts Llyn and Chris from  The Sharing Gardens wrote in to tell us they were growing “open-pollination” varieties, as in, varieties whose genetics could still be altered via pollination, as part associated with their mission to save their own seeds. Their crazy heirloom varieties will make your jaw drop.

Llyn and Chris’ heirloom vegetables.

“All gardeners know better than other gardeners, ” — Unattributed Chinese Person.

Topic 7 days 3: That are Your First choice Plants or even Flowers?

Question 1: Which vegetables or flowers can you never go without when planting?

Query 2: Why? Is this the flowers, the fruit, the particular pollinators they attract, the leaves?

Issue 3: Have you learned any secrets from experience about growing certain plants?

Tell Us Here in The Comments… or, send your questions, suggestions, and photos to  [email protected]   Join our Facebook Good Gardens thread every Friday on the  GNN Fb Page

Good gardening rules

  • Positive attitude required.
  • Green thumbs can help novice greenhorns.
  • Share your horticulture photos plus resources.
  • Garden jargon encouraged!

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