This garden season was full of adventure! I would have never imagined I’d get to travel to both the DC area and California for garden related events this summer. Getting to meet you and attend this year’s Garden Bloggers Fling was absolutely incredible. Then, being able to travel alongside each other again while exploring California […]
Keeping your garden journals, tags, photos and notes organized can be a challenge. At the end of the season, I have to admit that I tend to get lazy. Tags will become strewn about, notes will end up in places out of sight and it starts to feel like a cluttered mess. I always try […]
Mint has become more popular in the herb garden. It is easily grown, easily harvested and has a variety of uses with both food and medicines
In my first urban homestead in Portland, there was a large cedar tree in the front yard. As I looked out my living room window, the first thing I always saw was hard packed, barren dirt under this tree. I tried to plant groundcovers, shade tolerant veggies, ANYTHING! But nothing would grow. Finally, I stumbled […]
Ginger is a healthy addition to your diet. It is easily grown and harvested. Ginger has many beneficial uses including fighting the common cold and soothing an upset stomach.
Choosing seeds to plant in the garden seems like an easy task. It has gotten more difficult because nowadays, if we want to be conscious of how our food is grown, the choice is much more involved. We have settled on growing an heirloom garden for our family. Choices, choices, choices. We can choose to […]