Gardening · Vegetable Gardening · Wildlife

Groundhogs and Your Garden

February 2nd is Groundhog Day.  February is the end of hibernation for Groundhogs and the beginning of mating season.  Groundhog Day celebrates this rodent because rumor has it they can predict the future. Whether or not the Groundhog sees its shadow we’ll either have another 6 weeks of Winter or Spring is right around the… Continue reading Groundhogs and Your Garden

Gardening · Landscape Gardening · Vegetable Gardening

Seaside Gardening Challenges and Solutions

Sometimes gardening just a block or two from the salty shoreline can create a challenge. The soil is sandy and salty and may need a lot more work and renourishment than the gardener has energy for. Raised beds are a great idea in these conditions because you actually start with your own fresh soil mix… Continue reading Seaside Gardening Challenges and Solutions

Gardening · Recipes · Uncategorized · Vegetable Gardening

Expanding My Gardening Horizons

I’ve gardened in Fairhope for 3 years and have kept this journal for two.  It’s been a lot of fun and I’ve met some great folks: you (my readers) and gardeners along the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay. I’m expanding my horizons and adding to this journal.  My two closest garden buddies, Ann and Tracy,… Continue reading Expanding My Gardening Horizons