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"What's your favorite herb?" This is probably the question I am asked most often. I couldn't pick a favorite herb- possibly a Top 10 list, but never a favorite. Rosemary is an herb that would ALWAYS be on this list and very likely in the #1 spot. The reasons are many- from ease of growing… Continue reading 5 Reasons Rosemary Should Grow In Your Garden
In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August to November. Rose G. Kingsley Fall is the best time of… Continue reading A Poem About Fall
It may be hot now, but fall is closer than you think! That makes me very happy! Fall is the best time to begin a garden. Below is a check list that I use during this time of year. Most of the annuals are shrinking from the heat and its time to begin to think… Continue reading Fall Gardening Prep List
There's a fungus among us and I don't mean mushrooms. If you have attempted to grow any sort of vegetation for any amount of time, you have probably dealt with an unfriendly fungus. While a great many varieties of fungus are essential to plant life and a great many others are neither good or bad,… Continue reading There’s A Fungus Among Us
“Regard your soil as the living, breathing entity it is- to be nurtured, fed and sustained.” – Peter Fossel Soil is the Soul of your Garden! It doesn’t matter what you plant or where you bought your plants or seeds, if your soil isn’t healthy- you will not be successful. Soil may not be… Continue reading Feeding Your Soil- 101
When I moved to Galveston, I was determined to make the most of every spare minute and spend those spare minutes on the beach. I have been successful this far. From my home, the beach is just under a mile from my doorstep. So, if I have a morning that allows me a walk before… Continue reading Flowers I Pass
The Sunlight calls to me through my closed eyelids My garden whispers to my soul "Wake up, Wake up!" My mind begins to wander down the garden paths, Noting all the jobs that await my eager hands. So I wake and greet the day I greet the earth and all creation. My hands… Continue reading The Garden