Here’s a cool idea…you’ve heard of house tours (especially during the holidays), right? Well, the folks at the Local Food Production Initiative right here in Fairhope, AL, are sponsoring a Vegetable Garden Tour. Scheduled for the afternoon of May 6th from 2pm to 5pm, you can visit 11 garden sites around town and see how “gardeners… Continue reading Self-guided Tour of Edible Gardens
And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good…Genesis 1:31.
Apps are all the rage these days, but as a gardener who would rather play with dirt than her Android I’m not sure I’d really use them but I did some research that I’ll share. Since I’m not sure if I’d use these apps or if so how much I would use them, I chose… Continue reading Garden Apps
Ok, so I gave in and bought some tomato plants; just 2. I really didn’t want to, based on last years crop and the year before that and the year before that. I’m tired of the bugs and lack of yield on my tomato plants. I was recently visiting some fellow gardening friends and the… Continue reading Tomatoes
Celebrate your garden and your green thumb. Here are some ways to do it: •If you haven’t already, plan and plant a garden •Visit a green house, nursery or Botanic Garden •Learn about the different parts of a plant •Volunteer to help in a community garden project There are plenty of other things you can… Continue reading April is National Garden Month
I glanced out my window next to my desk and saw, to my horror, an infestation of white fly in my yard. Flying over my patio were hundreds of white flies. They seem to come and go, swarming then resting. It doesn’t look like I’ll be sitting out back this lunchtime. It does, however, look… Continue reading White Flies
This month’s issue of Birds and Blooms magazine has a really cool article on cardboard gardening. I won’t give away any details, so you’ll need to read it for yourself, but I am impressed with the idea. Gardeners are always finding new and unique ways to grow, and display their plants. It’s not enough, sometimes,… Continue reading Cardboard Gardening
oh anole you brought me joy. I loved to see you climb the wall of my house when I sat in the yard Your green would change to keep you safe you’d climb the bushes and the brick you’d jump from branch to branch having fun. you’d hang out in my window box and eat… Continue reading Green Anole
This little face is actually a flower in my back yard. It grows on a long stem out of a high grassy plant. I see them often around town but so far only one person has been able to identify it. However, when I looked it up to be sure, I found she was mistaken.… Continue reading What are you looking at?
I love gardening. I also love storing information for later use but my library is taking over the house to where I have no more room for books and magazines and how-to articles (until I find a bigger house). Enter Pinterest; an online pin board for all of your interests. It’s a great way to… Continue reading Gardening with Pinterest