Edible Estates Kitchen Garden Contest

Edible Estates Kitchen Garden Contest

I saw this over at Inhabitat and wanted to make sure you all knew…. “Head’s up green thumbs and urban…

The Retractable Garden Fence

Goats — I have been party to much discussion of these animals around my town as well as with a…

Rustic French DIY Garden Tags

I have been trying to use my failing french skills by perusing foreign language blogs….It is a struggle ( I…

Daily Garden: 052 – In the Gutter

Gutters! Perfect for a small area, or a warm wall.   Grow Vegetables or perhaps some pretty dangle-y flowers (can you…

Hydroponic Gardens for Hotels and Resorts

Howard Resh has the coolest job. Who is he? He is the garden guy for this place. This is his…

Blog(s) of the week (Two Europeans for you)

Blog(s) of the week (Two Europeans for you)

Happy Firday! I have the most busy day and weekend ahead of me, so I am not sure I will…

“Grow Your Own Drugs” – h”G”tv Should Try This Show

It’s a common refrain that I read on other garden related blogs…..where is the ‘G’ on networks like HGTV?…really they…

Seeds from Italy

Seeds from Italy

Do you travel to eat?  I do. My husband and fondly remember many meals…and when I say meals, I am…

Potatoes: Kitchen Garden Idea to Try

I read this article about growing 100lbs of potatoes in 4 square ft. My garden beds are actually 4 x…

Arty Vegetable Garden Photos

Bolted is, I think, a term that you don’t know truly until you planted a vegetable garden. I remember the…

Garden Boxes from Scout Regalia

Make your raised garden easier. This kit offered by Scout Regalia just needs you to add the wood (locally sourced)….

50 Natives: West Virginia: Allium tricoccum – Ramps

It is spring and it is Ramp season. Ramps are type of wild onion/leek that are native to much of…

50 Natives: Oregon Vaccinium membranaceum – Huckleberry

50 Natives: Oregon Vaccinium membranaceum – Huckleberry

Huckleberry Finn, Huckleberry Hound, Huckleberry Pie (Strawberry Shortcake’s best friend)…. I am wondering if, even though these broadly known characters…

Garden Shopping: Cox & Cox

I am loving everything in Cox and Cox’s online shop (far beyond just the garden goodies). In addition to clever…

Celebrating the Seed

The Hudson Valley Seed Library is developing a locally grown seed network and hopes to be able to offer 100%…

Garden Trends: Blended Gardens (part 3 of 11)

Blended gardens are a trend arising from a desire to marry beauty and functionality.  It’s cool to be able to…

Garden Trends: Grow your Own (part 2 of 11)

We started out this series last week with the Eco-Boosting trend but I have found that I have so much…

Hort Couture

One of the most exciting things that I saw at New England Grows last week is that a local grower…

Garden Girl Seeds for Urban Gardeners

At the NE Grows show yesterday, I met Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl.  She had a lovely stand and since…

Cow Pots for Spring Seed Starting

New England Grows kicks off this morning and there is a presentation about diversifying your business in tough economic times…

My Old Kentucky Home

It’s good to be back home and getting back to a normal schedule.  I spent a day and a half…

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