Plant Spotlight: Sesame

I love growing new varieties in my garden; it keeps gardening fun and exciting. Lately, I’ve been experimenting with growing different herbs and spices, such as saffron, ginger, and sesame. For the most part, these experiments have been successful, and I have learned a great deal along the way. And there is something special about …

Plant Spotlight: Zinnia

In last week’s blog post, I discussed creating a pollinator playground garden by planting flowers that support pollinators. This week, I’d like to place a spotlight on one of my favorite plants from this garden, the zinnia. They come in a seemingly endless variety of colors, shapes, and sizes and have won my heart many …