When I was 8 years old, a neighbor gave me a johnny-jump up. I planted it alongside our house, watered it, weeded it, and marveled at it. When it “died”, I pulled it out and was scolded by my neighbor/mentor.
I thought I was taking care of things, but that was my first gardening mistake. I’ve made many. I’ve put together some info here for beginning gardeners so that, perhaps, you’ll make a few less than I.Continue Reading