Square Foot Gardening for Beginners

Whoot whoot! I finally have my veggie garden getting up and growing! I might have mentioned already that my husband didn't share my enthusiasm for another try on my wildest projects: growing most of our own produce. He remembers all too well the gazillion times that I took on a veggie garden and then neglected it, even if there was good stuff to harvest. The good thing is that I do almost everything in pots, so it's fairly easy to clean up. And this year I can add to the list... ...more
HUGE fan. Such an efficient way to grow vegetables--I have a community garden plot here in LA, ...more

Basics for Raised Bed Gardening: Simple Growing Tips for Beginners and Experts

Horticulture HeavenRaised garden beds which some refer to as garden boxes are ideal for growing small amounts of veggies or flowers. They keep out unwanted weeds, prevent soil compaction from high foot traffic, have good drainage and can even help with pest control such as slugs, rabbits and dogs....more

Wordless Wednesday - Fairy Houses at EPCOT

We saw the cutest fairy houses in the butterfly garden at EPCOT’s International Flower & Garden Festival....more

Getting the Garden Started

Well, we've had the garden supplies ready for quite some time now. In fact, we've had seeds since last year (I love heirlooms!) Since the weather has been so wacky (not to mention our lives so crazy!) this is the first chance I've had to get out into the yard and start working on getting it ready for this season....more

Gardens I Have Left Behind

Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite:  www.LaliGallery.com...more

How To Garden Even If Your Thumbs Are Dumb


Gardening: How Does Your Garden Grow

Hopefully Old Man Winter has officially said goodbye and Spring is here to stay.  With this warm weather in Houston, I have been trying to enjoy as much sun and outdoor time as possible.  Gardening is a hobby that I enjoy doing, and one of my favorite past times is to spend it in my garden, enjoying the natural beauty God has given us....more

10 Reasons To Get Kids Into The Garden

There is a rumor going around that it may touch 60 degrees in this part of Michigan today. If it does, it will be the warmest day we've had in four months. It has been a long, cold winter and everyone is more than ready for spring!  I'd be willing to bet garden centers all around the area will be bustling, even though it's really too early to trust the warmth....more

Flowers and flutterbys in photos: Happy Spring, people!

 It's been a difficult day in a difficult series of weeks and months, but with joy and gratitude I realized a new season is upon us. My favorite season, in fact: Spring....more

If You Don't Have Any Clover You Can Never Get Lucky

image credit: freedigitalphotos.netWe have a neighbor with a perfect lawn. His grass is thick and bright green and no weed would dare rear it's seedy head....more