Basic Information for Newbie Gardeners, What You Need to Know!

Basic Information for Newbie Gardeners, What You Need to Know!

Many Ways to Learn Experience: Watching other gardeners, whether in real life or on TV and video, gives invaluable education in basic techniques and gaining confidence. Advice: Visit your favorite websites, like Ilona’s Garden or avail yourself of the many books...
Is January a Jumpstart Month?

Is January a Jumpstart Month?

For me it is a “percolating” month. I have much better long-term accomplishment if I focus in this month and then begin to launch the plans in the late winter/ early spring. You know what else follows this timeline? Plants. So what did I accomplish in...
New Pages At Ilona’s Garden

New Pages At Ilona’s Garden

You might not be aware of the new pages at Ilona’s Garden, even if you subscribe to the posts. I use the WordPress “pages” format for much more than just the occasional index. All my favorite plant highlights are on their own pages, as well as...
Ilona’s Garden Articles And Writing How-To

Ilona’s Garden Articles And Writing How-To

After gardening for many years, it was time to write. That was more than a decade ago, when I decided to share as much of my accumulated garden experience with those coming after me, or with fellow enthusiasts. A small section of a personal website turned into  the...