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Prairies to Perennials

An almanac of all things that grow in Lincoln's backyard.
Square foot oct 2016
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Square Foot Garden

Raising vegetables in a square foot garden can be a great way to grow produce in a small space. In 2016, master gardener volunteers planted a square foot garden in their Small Fruits and Vegetables Demonstration Garden. The set-up followed the expertise of Mel Bartholemew set out in his "Square Foot Gardening" books. These three pictures of the "Square Foot Garden" were taken on...

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Mexican bush sage
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Worth Waiting For...

Posted by Jennifer Fishburn - Herbs

Worth Waiting For.... There are many annual and perennial sages commonly found in gardens in spring and summer. They are reliable bloomers in reds, blues, and other colors and fill a variety of landscape needs. SeveralĀ  Salvia species are easy to grow, relatively trouble free, and pollinator friendly. Two members of the Salvia family that are hardy in zones 8 to 10, Pine...

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