Add A Little Personality With Some Garden Art

Woman Sculpture 1

Woohoo!  Man did I score, baby!  And I am sooo excited.  The story is a little unbelievable, but I swear it’s true.  Really.  There are even eye witnesses to back up my claims.  It is indeed a small world, and apparently, the parties involved in this tale made the rounds around town before I stumbled upon them.  Anyways, I … Read more…

How To Grow Horseradish

How To Grow Horseradish Cover

A big, strong sailor man introduced me to horseradish many years ago, when I was but a thin, pimply, awkward adolescent.  This sailor man was my bestie’s daddy and we will call him Bubba.  On this particular evening, I was spending yet another Saturday night at my bestie’s house and Bubba was in the kitchen cooking up a … Read more…

Reclaim A Neglected Garden Bed

Reclaim A Neglected Garden Bed

There was this area in my back yard that wasn’t looking too pretty.  In fact, it looked like total dog shit.  It was over run with weeds, had a few sad-looking perennials, contained a slug infested wood pile, and a huge rhododendron stump that needed to be dug out.  Even for this lover of gardening, the job seemed extremely … Read more…

A Pause To Enjoy The May Blooms

The Vertical Pallet Garden

Spring is a busy time in the garden and I often forget to take a pause and enjoy the May blooms.   After all, I have already spent hours digging, weeding, transplanting, and sowing, so I had better sit back with a cup of coffee and relish in my achievements, before there are more weeds to pull.  Who … Read more…

Veggies In A Pot

Veggies In A Pot Cover Photo

Growing your own vegetables can be as complicated, or as easy as you want to make it.  Sure, you could go the traditional route, and till up half your backyard, truck in a load of steamy black gold, start seeds under grow lights, and transplant them into beautiful raised beds.  OR, you can take the super easy route, grab … Read more…