How to Leave your Garden

by Erin SchanenLeaving your garden to take a summer holiday can strike fear into the hearts of anyone who has nurtured, fussed and perhaps even talked to their plants to coax them into a great show. You won’t get any judgement from me on that front. I put as much care into finding someone to care for my plants as I do into finding a dogsitter. Established perennial gardens will handle some benign neglect while you’re gone, but container plantings are another story. If you’ve set up a drip