Author Archives: Rochelle

After a couple of seasons of being a lesser vegetable gardener than I once was, I have finally come to… Continue Reading

Something is alive in the mailbox. A few months back the door of the mailbox rusted to the point that… Continue Reading

I’m on a word diet.  It’s just like Atkins, but instead of eating steaks slathered in butter, I have to… Continue Reading

I am very excited to welcome a guest here today. Linda Bilsens is the Community Composting Manager at the Institute for Local… Continue Reading

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]So everyone knows that we need to save the bees.  And pollinators too.  But what are all the pollinators? Well,… Continue Reading

My christmas cactus is kind of disgusting. Many years ago, I had this (less than) genius idea to plant my… Continue Reading

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I spent a week in Barcelona this summer and now I have a new top five favorite European cities list.… Continue Reading

It goes with the territory that get to try out lots of new plants.  Most are nice – but if… Continue Reading

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I’ve got to scratch an itch – my travel itch.  Today Marrakech, Morocco is enticing today… tomorrow it might be… Continue Reading

Lisa Steele, the creative mind behind the popular online chicken keeping resource Fresh Eggs Daily®, has been around chickens most… Continue Reading

Kenton Seth lives in his high desert hometown of Grand Junction, Colorado, where he enjoys all things gardening. As the former Head… Continue Reading

I gave up cross stitching after some serious burnout from making a pillow for a sorority sister back in college.… Continue Reading

Two days in Atlanta at the Garden Writers Association conference are in the rear view mirror.  But before I forget, I… Continue Reading

Two Big Black Hearts by Jim Dine ence pence by ursula von Rydingsvard Are You Here? by Johnathan Getelson Johnathan… Continue Reading

After a summer of serious contemplation and consideration, I have so much to share with you that I hardly know where… Continue Reading

School starts Wednesday and I am loosing my summer help.  ‘The help’ (a.k.a. my children) have been “working” for me… Continue Reading

Some interesting ideas here to help you plant something new in your garden.  Have you ever used Feng Shui to… Continue Reading

I’ve been trying to make new habits – exercise, diet change, social media consistency, writing consistency, and art making are… Continue Reading

Do you have a favorite city? The place you would choose to live if you could choose to live anywhere?… Continue Reading

Despite three days of rain earlier this week, many of my plants are struggling. We are in serious drought mode.… Continue Reading

Twelve years, five lawn mowers, five string trimmers, and two leaf blowers later, I think I can finally tell you… Continue Reading

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