Sep 30, 2019
I was reading in Facebook yesterday, a friend had
planted all of these autumn crocus, colchicums, in her
Like any bulb, it takes lots of dedication to get them planted and then you have all of the anticipation - waiting to see if they come up and if they meet your expectations.
Anyway, she'd invited some...
Sep 27, 2019
What are you doing with all of your
A few years ago, I stumbled on Ina Garten's Recipe for Roasted Tomato Soup - it's the best roasted tomato basil soup recipe out there if you ask me!
Ina's recipe calls for fresh tomatoes and herbs and she doesn't use cream or milk. Best of all, Ina's soup is rich and full...
Sep 26, 2019
Right now is the perfect time to bring some nature
Why buy something manufactured to look like nature, when some of the most impactful pieces can be found right in your own garden?
I love to bring in some of the bird's nests from my garden. I place them on top of a stack of books, in a crystal bowl or on...
Sep 25, 2019
If you're feeling a little glum about the end of the
gardening season, here are a few activities that can help you
First, support your local farmers by shopping at a local farm stand. Often the growers will have insights on plants and practices that are applicable to your own garden. Get inspired by seeing...
Sep 24, 2019
One of my favorite shoulder season plants is my
The beautiful white blossoms in the spring and the glorious yellow leaves in the fall bookend a summer of hardy greenery. Then all winter long, the dormant flower buds will pop out adding interest and promise during those final snowstorms in late March...