Mary Jane Duford

Mary Jane Duford

Mary Jane Duford is a gardening expert and founder of Home for the Harvest. She's also a professional engineer, certified permaculture garden designer, and master gardener in training. Mary Jane has been featured by publications such as Real Simple, Mother Earth News, Homes & Gardens, Heirloom Gardener, and Family Handyman.

10 flowers to plant in May

Different varieties take different amounts of time

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced gardener, May is the perfect month for planting gladiolus, roses, peonies, lilies, and more. Let us guide you through some of our favorite blooms that will bring color and life into your outdoor…

10 flower seeds to plant in May

Flower seeds to plant in may

From sunflowers and nasturtiums to zinnias and celosia, there are so many beautiful flower seeds that you can plant in May. With the right preparation, you can have your garden bursting with vibrant blooms all summer. Let’s look through some…