Triple-duty tomato trellis
As he gets ready for the master gardeners’ garden tour May 16 through May 18, Everett is seeing some Bermuda that is not filling in as thickly as he’d like, so he’s taking plugs from less noticeable places in the lawn and transplanting them to bare spots higher-traffic areas.
Everett makes a nifty trellis for his tomatoes that also holds up shading cucumbers and cantaloupe on the outside. See the how-to video at kansas.com.
A: White appliances are making a huge comeback. Don’t be concerned about matching the colors. Varying shades add more interest to the room.
In bloom at Botanica
A bulb that extends the spring-flowering season, Camassia leichtlinii, in the Downing Children’s Garden and the Milburn Aquatic Collection.