Fall Is Coming to My Garden


Having just turned to the September pages of our household calendars, I am reminded that cooler fall weather is not far off. What’s also not far off for me is a week-long trip to California. Out of town trips often spur me to tidy up around the house and garden, taking care of chores I’ve

Some Fresh Ideas For Summer


Ah, summertime. The spring planting frenzy is past and herb gardeners are beginning to enjoy the fruits of their labors. They dust off the lawn chairs and fire up the barbecue for a sweet time relaxing with family and friends. As you journey through the coming summer days, don’t forget to add a few snips

What’s Going On In My Garden


The last several weeks have been rather busy in my garden. The cold weather is a fading memory and the spring rains have appeared with a vengeance. In between storm fronts I have been out there rooting up weeds, pruning perennials, and adding some new herbs. Alas, I’ve been paying for this frenzy of activity

Pearls of Wisdom

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

— Jack London


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