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Asparagus Ferns Gone Wild Blog Image
Asparagus Ferns Gone Wild

I don’t remember where I acquired my Asparagus fern, but I guarantee it was a free plant, a cast...

Preparing to battle the Rabbit of Caerbannog Blog Image
Preparing to battle the Rabbit of Caerbannog

I had to give a nod to all of the fellow Python fans who will understand the scene because that's...

Hard Pruning?  Or Pruning Hard! Blog Image
Hard Pruning?  Or Pruning Hard!

With Spring's arrival comes the annual spring pruning ritual!  I don't know a rosarian who doesn't...

DIY Miniature Succulent Garden Blog Image
DIY Miniature Succulent Garden

I can’t decide if the cutesy DIY succulent garden I attempted to create this week should be...

Beware of the cane toad Blog Image
Beware of the cane toad

Anytime I whine about living in a cold region, I learn about a garden pest or animal that makes me...

Sheep and goats are adorable weed eaters Blog Image
Sheep and goats are adorable weed eaters

I think sheep and goats are some of the neatest critters out there, but I haven’t been able to...

A Pea You Can Eat From Tendril to Pod Blog Image
A Pea You Can Eat From Tendril to Pod

I don’t like peas. Ask my mother. I’ve never liked peas although she insists on serving them...

Nasturtiums: Eat your flowers! Blog Image
Nasturtiums: Eat your flowers!

Nasturtiums are not only a great filler and/or spiller plant for containers, they’re edible too! ...

Rivoli Radish for Your Easy First Spring Crop Blog Image
Rivoli Radish for Your Easy First Spring Crop

The sun is out. The birds are chirping. Green things are emerging from the soil after this long,...

What to do when wasps are coming into the house in the spring Blog Image
What to do when wasps are coming into the house in the spring

Today our eldest told me, “The only thing I don’t like about summer is the bees.” He’s right. We...

Cold Winters Run Deep Blog Image
Cold Winters Run Deep

Last Fall, I just didn't have time to cut all my roses back.  Each year it seems the holidays show...

Aerogarden Review: Three months later Blog Image
Aerogarden Review: Three months later

Aerogarden Results To-Date

It has been close to three months since starting my first Aerogarden...