Garden Trends and New Plants for 2019

January, right after Christmas, means MANTS (mid-atlantic nurseryman's show), and I attend every year to see what is up and coming in the gardening world. New plants, new products, new trends, are the things that I look for in the upcoming year. It is the CES of gardening, not as exotic or techy as electronics, …

‘Pesto Party’ Basil-Nutritious Flavor Powerhouse

  A highly fragrant plant, Basil's leaves are used as a seasoning herb for all different types of foods and is a major component of my favorite flavor - pesto. Pesto, a mixture of basil, pine nuts, garlic, and Parmesan cheese, is a versatile mixture that can enhance breads, pastas, and even meats. Try my …