For those of us with shady yards, gardening can be frustrating. For years I beat my head against a wall planting things that might make it. After I grew up and stopped trying to force the gardens to look like I thought they should and let the conditions dictate what should be planted, I found that… Continue reading Foundation Plantings For Shade
There is beauty in every day. Here's a bit from today
"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
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
One of the fun things about living in an actual neighborhood is the ability to walk all over. I can walk to the park, restaurants, the grocery store, Strand shopping and to the beach. I. LOVE. IT I can also walk to church. Along the way, I see all types of architecture in the homes. … Continue reading A Sunday Stroll
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
Coming Soon To A Garden Near You! It's hard to imagine, but in just 8 weeks or so, these will be growing in the warm sunshine!
I really do love Grit magazine. They have so many fun and interesting articles, great pictures and awesome recipes. My little face just lights up when I find it in my mailbox!Some times they also say the cutest things.... Like this issue for instance. The article tag line is "An ancient plant with staying power,… Continue reading I Love Grit Magazine!