Category: Master Gardener Articles


        Every year I plant something new that I’ve never grown before.  This year, it is an herb called fenugreek.          Fenugreek does triple duty – it is both a culinary and medicinal herb, and as a nitrogen-fixer, it improves the soil as well.          It is thought that fenugreek was first cultivated in the [Continue]

Little Bluestem Chosen 2022 Perennial Plant of the Year

      A plant native to eastern North America, Little Bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium, and its cultivars have been named by the Perennial Plant Association as their Perennial Plant of the Year for 2022.       Here is the description from the PPA:        “Summer through fall, the slender leaves and stems of little bluestem are an ever-changing [Continue]