Category Archives: Garden Ramblings

Here is where I randomly write about some gardening topic I find interesting from useful tool I have found to garden tips I have figured out or picked up or other experiences that I want to share with you.

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This website represents the result of my many years of work as a garden communicator which included this website (which originated in 1996) television segments for Comcast, radio programming and garden writing for newspapers and for the web. There is … Continue reading

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South Puget Sound Plant Sale

My students, staff and I are gearing up for the South Puget Sound Community College’s Horticulture Program Plant Sale: For those of you who are in the Puget Sound region here is more information: The Horticulture Program through the Plant … Continue reading

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The hummers are coming!

Last Thursday as I left for work I heard a familiar thrumming and called out “Is that you Hummer?”  Within a split second there was not more than three feet in front of me a Rufous hummingbird.  I said “I … Continue reading

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Talking on Pruning Trees Today

Will be giving a talk today (Friday) at the Tacoma Home and Garden Show at 3pm – “The Homeowners Guide to Pruning Trees”  http://www.otshows.com/ths/

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What’s the deal with Brussels Sprouts?

Question: Peter, please tell me”How and When” I can grow brussel sprouts!   I consider myself reasonably intelligent, but some seed pkgs. are so confusing.  No two seem to say the same.   Help….thanks Peter.  Carol – Lakewood, WA  Answer: Well you … Continue reading

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