Best of You Bet Your Garden!
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December 31, 2011 — Looking forward to a new season of growing? Mike McGrath rings in the New Year by listening back to some of your most fabulous phone calls from the season past. Plus: Your gardening New Years resolutions.
Many of you have seen those rosemary plants pruned into perfectly shaped miniature Christmas trees and wondered whether you could keep them alive for long. (Many MORE of you have probably seen them, but didn’t realize they were that aromatic herb!) I’ve learned to keep my eye out for these things at supermarkets and nurseries around the holidays. Several local garden centers have carried them sporadically, but the “Whole Foods/Fresh Fields” natural supermarket chain has been a reliable source for close to a decade now—and at about ten bucks for a foot high tree, it’s quite the deal. (You’d expect to pay a lot more than ten bucks just for this much cut rosemary alone!) Learn how to care for a rosemary tree »