I Must Garden
Read this: The $64 Tomato
The $64 Tomato: How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity, Spent a Fortune, and Endured an Existential Crisis in the Quest for the Perfect Garden William Alexander, 2006 The paperback cover of The $64 Tomato quotes a line from the New York Times Book Review of the book: “Gardening as an Extreme Sport.” The reviewer […]
Pruning Roses in the Winter
Time to Order Seeds!
It’s time for the seed catalogs to start arriving! I look forward to opening my mailbox in January, which makes me different than about 99% of the population, I know. I look forward to the glossy pictures and gardening dreams that arrive with my seed catalogs. (My credit card bills are ever-present. They aren’t any […]
Greeting Cards that Grow
Houseplant Starts Make Great Gifts
Aphids in the salad? "They're a garnish!"
Now is the time for All-Season Deer Repellent
Winter is almost upon us, and with it, less tender vegetation for deer to eat. In northern climes, leftover grain from harvests will soon be covered with snow. What does that mean for avid gardeners? All but your most prickly, foul tasting (at least, for deer), trees and shrubs become targets for hungry pests. If […]
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