• 2018 Gift Guide for Moms who Love to Garden!

    May 8, 2018

    Mother’s Day is right around the corner Show your mama (or yourself!) some love with these great garden gifts   Here’s the truth: Being a mama is hard. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show the garden-loving moms in your life (whether your own, the mother of your children, your grandmother, your furbaby mama, or…

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  • The Trials and Tribulations of Flower

    April 24, 2018

    It’s hard getting old. Jasper and I are only 38 and 35 years old (my gosh that’s weird!  Anyone else having trouble believing how old they are?), but after long days putting up fencing, digging dirt and bending over weeding the garden we definitely feel it.  Exhausted, sore knees, aching backs. Encroaching decrepitude. There is…

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  • Making ‘Hardening Off’ Not So Hard

    April 18, 2018

    Transitioning tender seedlings to the outdoors isn’t always easy. Here’s the best way to harden off plants successfully   Hardening off.  I was so baffled by this term when I first started gardening, almost 15 years ago now.  Books and blogs alike will tell you, rather blithely, to “harden off” your indoor-sown seedlings and transplants before…

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  • What to Sow and Grow in April

    April 11, 2018

    Now is the perfect time to start planting, no matter your zone! Here are some of the things you should grow in April.   What to grow in April?  For most gardeners, this month feels like the true start of the growing season.  Depending on where you live, temperatures aren’t always warm, but for the…

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  • A Treat of Greens and Brewer’s Yeast

    April 9, 2018

    I gave the Puddle Ducks their very first treat of greens this weekend! They turn one week old today, so they were still young yet as far as treats go, but I was too excited to wait any longer.  And as Acting Duck Mama, I decided that it was completely my prerogative to give it…

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