Saturday, May 4, 2013

Sleep, Creep, and Leap--How the Garden Grows

Johnny Jump-ups
There is an adage for gardeners that reminds us to be patient as a new garden gets underway, and it goes like this: The first year they sleep; the second year they creep; and the third year they leap. There are, of course, some plants that grow more quickly and others more slowly, but it is still a good rule of thumb.