Euphorbia—relax, it’s just a plant.

The common name for Euphorbia is spurge and there are almost 2000 species.  One familiar to gardeners is Euphorbia characias or Mediterranean spurge with it’s blue-green foliage and yellow bracts in spring.  It thrives in mild winters and well-drained soils.  From the book Ask Ciscoe I learned that it does not take well to being divided, but benefits from cutting back the dead or straggly branches.  The … Continue reading Euphorbia—relax, it’s just a plant.