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?
I'll be honest, winter is not my favorite time of year. It's cold outside and I don't like being cold. I love spending time in the garden every day and honestly, there's not much for me to do in winter. But just because I'm inside doesn't mean there isn't a lot going on outside! … [Read more...] about PLANT: Pollinator Gardening in Winter
Since attending the Garden Blogger’s Fling earlier this year, I’ve been a bit more inspired to visit gardens whenever I can. I’ve noticed that many of the gardens – both public and private – have areas that are designated as certified habitats. I’ve seen butterfly and pollinator … [Read more...] about PLANT: I Certified My Garden as a Wildlife Habitat
This week was a BIG deal in our house. It was also a big deal in my dad's house, and my mom's house, and my auntie's house and my grandma's house. Why?? My son got his Learner's Permit! I don't know any kid more excited about driving than mine. He has been counting down the days … [Read more...] about PLANT: Pause to See Beautiful Autumn Fall Colors
This part two of a post I wrote in mid-July about testing the Red Racer Tomato in my home garden. You can read the full post here. Now, I'm back to share the scoop on how well this All-American Selections (AAS) winner performed for me. … [Read more...] about PLANT: You’ll want to grow Red Racer Tomatoes in your summer garden_Part 2