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Welcome To Ilona’s Garden Pages
Are you a home gardener?
Do you want to be one? Or maybe you are thinking of adding attractive landscaping around your home? That was me, too! I started out many years ago with just a little vegetable patch and some bulbs for spring color … soon after, I became obsessed.
I have lots of opinions, but the only real rules of nature are its own. I believe our sense of garden design should mainly serve what is pleasing to the homeowner, not by imposing our will, but working with the natural environment to create a beautiful picture.
I do like artistic guidelines, and that is what I like to offer in design guides.
Explore the site, and sign up for the newsletter, for what’s new. A bit of trivia and garden resources are sprinkled generously throughout everything here.Season Projects
Every seed packet gives information on germination times, but what is germination and what are its secrets? From a simple definition to methods of germination, let's take a quick look at this important part of a plants life. Define Germination From Websters: to cause...
Plant These Vegetables in the Cool Season Some of our favorite vegetables only grow well with cool temperatures. As soon as the weather heats up, they get bitter, go to seed, or melt out. Find out how to grow "salad days" crops. If you think about your favorite salad,...
A Suite of Sites
“Ilona’s Garden Journal”, my original blog, has a new home and a new name: come visit the Home Garden Companion!
The Garden Librarian is home to reviews of interest to gardeners.
Ilona1.com lets you know what’s happening with my sites and social media.