Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul. Luther Burbank There is nothing more fulfilling than infusing my day with flowers that I have grown in my garden. From the moment I plant the seed, I become … [Read more...] about PLANT: 3 calming flowers you can easily start from seed
Seed starting is in full swing here! I always sow extra seeds to ensure I have enough to germinate. If I'm lucky, I will all the plants I need plus some extras to share with friends and family. I like to start seeds in 4-inch pots with three or four seeds spaced apart in each … [Read more...] about PLANT: Is it time to thin your seedlings?
I'm so excited to be starting seeds again! After a winter that seemed to last F-O-R-E-V-E-R, I am overjoyed to have my hands back in the dirt. I could buy starter plants from a local garden center, but growing from seed feels so good to my soul. The joy of seeing sprouts pop … [Read more...] about PLANT: What I’m Starting From Seed
Have you ever dragged your feet on doing something even though it was extremely simple to do? Something that you knew would be easy to tackle, would require little effort and afterwards you would be so glad you did it? Well, that is my story when it comes to growing microgreens. … [Read more...] about PLANT: The joy of growing microgreens indoors
I get really excited about the beginning of a new year. I enjoy the process of ringing in the new year with family, choosing a fresh new calendar, refining my diet and exercise habits (again), and setting the intention for my garden for the upcoming year. Whether you are in the … [Read more...] about PLANT: What is your garden word of the year?