The nosedive in our economy, coupled with a desire for fresher, safer, better-tasting, locally grown food, is doing for vegetables what mom could never do:
We will grow A LOT more fruits, berries, veggies and herbs in 2009.
More people are growing veggies in containers
I just finished listening to a webinar on food gardening trends sponsored [...]
This guy is happy and about to bloom.
I used to hate African violets. They always died.
They would droop. I’d water them. Then they’d look worse. Then die.
My sister-in-law panicked recently when I gave her an African violet. And she’s a master gardener. “AAACK! I kill them!” she cried.
So, I’m not alone here. What’s going [...]
In the depths of winter—we got six inches of white fluffy yesterday—I’m jazzed about the crimson trumpets of the amaryllis blaring from my kitchen island. Two sturdy 32-inch-tall stalks rise above my ‘Red Lion’ bulb.
One set of 6-inch flowers unfurled first and is starting to shrivel but the other is just opening.
People often ask me [...]