Here is a snapshot of 2017 summers gardening results as a beginner gardener. I have been pleasantly surprised, and sometimes caught off guard by what has come through. Three types of tomatoes, olives, spinach and watermelon have been my highlights! Continue reading Big Boy Tomatoes & other Summer Produce.
Seriously, what do I need to do to get cuttings to take root? This area of gardening baffles me. There’s definitely no “green finger touch” from me when I try to get cuttings to grow. But that’s no excuse to not try each Spring when it’s the optimal time to do this while you have … Continue reading Trial and Error
On Sunday we were blessed with late, warm afternoon sunshine. I had about an hour or so kid-free in which I could work on the front garden. Surveying the scene I noticed that aside from the usual weeds, some small, wild bulb plants had exploded in population, and were now choking the main features of … Continue reading Appreciating the Beauty of Nature