Christmas trees are a crop the same as cut flowers or broccoli. When you’re buying a live tree, you aren’t “killing” a tree any more than you would be “killing” a rose or a cauliflower.
When we say Brandywine, or Moon and Stars, even Freckles and Deer Tongue, we smile, because we know what that means, and we all have our favorites.
I love seeds. I like looking at the catalogs, reading the descriptions, trying the varieties, saving them, collecting them, and trading them. I enjoy talking to seed growers and sellers and getting all nerdy about the different cultivators and reminiscing.
GROWING BROOKLYN LOCAL MASTER GARDENER KIMBERLY SEVILLAANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS. What are some things I can do to enjoy my garden year-round, and to save heirloom and favorite plants? It’s still a little warm outside and in a few weeks it will be the perfect time to sow your fall and winter crops. Until then, you can More > >