Newsday's award-winning garden columnist, Irene Virag, combines a month-by-month guide for local gardeners with insightful essays on the glories of gardening. Irene tells all about seeds and soil and bulbs, suggests the best in high-performance annuals and perennials for our climate and offers advice on everything from weeds to water gardens and primroses to pruning. She covers the hows, whys, and whens of growing vegetables, and lists monthly chores galore to make your garden bountiful and beautiful.
Inene introduces some of the Island's most colorful and dedicated gardeners. And she takes readers into her own garden to share the triumphs of tilling the good earth on Long Island.