Excuse Me, Martha Stewart?

Crowded Fish

A few days ago I got a question via Facebook from a friend in Idaho. She had seen an article from the Martha Stewart website with five tips on how to plant perennial plants this spring and wondered what I thought. Now Ms. Stewart is famous for her excellent advice

Starting Your Spring Garden

Spring Flower

Spring has come a little early this year. I’m seeing signs all throughout my garden. The daffodils that poked through the soil in late January are nearing the end of their blooms. Neighborhood fruit trees are flowering. Even the songbirds have come back and are staking out their territories for this year’s nest. Just like

Questions About Seed Starting

Seeds Ready to Be Sown

February is the season of love…and of the very beginnings of your summer garden. This is the month when you can buy fresh packets of seed and start growing the new herbs, veggies, and flowers you will enjoy in your garden all year long. Starting seeds doesn’t take much

Wow Guests With Cranberry-Lemon Punch

Oranges and Spices

With the holidays here, you are probably connecting with family or friends to share the joys of the season. Whether it’s just a few buddies over for dessert or (as one friend used to say) “the whole famn damily” one thing that will make spirits bright is

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