Category Archives: TyffsGarden

Taking stock

The days are getting warmer and the backyard only sees patches of ice and snow.  It’s time to take stock of what survived, what didn’t, and any surprises or tragedies. This last winter was a doozy.  It was cold but we had a wonderful blanket of snow.  Unfortunately, the snow did not cover my boxwood or bamboo very well.  They […]

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Ensete Banana from Seed

I am very proud to have finally sprouted a banana from seed.  It has been a very long time coming.  I’ve tried various Musa varieties in the last 2 years.  Just like the online forums will tell you, it is difficult to sprout Musa varieties of bananas from seed.  But the Ensete Ventricosum or Ethiopian Banana is a great little seed […]

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