In My Summer Garden

Here's a walk through of what I have growing in my garden right now. I bought this plumeria last fall and kept it in the house through winter. It's huge! I'm still waiting for the blossoms but this rivals the plumeria I saw in Hawaii. It loves our heat and the water retention my raised … Continue reading In My Summer Garden

Putting Bananas To Bed For Zone 8b Winter

I have been growing bananas for several years now. Mainly, I grow Gros Michel which is a full sized, fruiting, antique banana. The first few winters: I brought them into my front entry that could accommodate the 12+ foot bananas and kept them in pots with grow lights on them. They didn't like it. They … Continue reading Putting Bananas To Bed For Zone 8b Winter