A multi-county wastewater treatment authority in Upstate South Carolina bills residents during the summer based on average water use during the winter.
Mike Minton, the garden’s chairman, says not all horticulture adventurers can meet the upkeep standard.
Lewis Jett, an associate professor of horticulture at West Virginia University, believes there’s an untapped market for heritage beans, mountain beans with a deep connection to Central Appalachia, beans that might give a bit of a boost to the local economy and provide a tastier and more nutritious alternative to the prevalent commercial “green beans.” It’s a difficult equation to solve.
Edrick Marrero, a University of Puerto Rico horticulture extension agent, is helping develop a Master Gardener program on the island.
The tropical milkweed in my garden are plants grown from starts provided at giveaway at a farmers market in Washington, D.C. in May 2017. (See, Catering To Monarchs In DuPont Circle)