Why I Still Garden Even Though I’m Lousy At It

Why I Still Garden Even Though I'm Lousy At It

I have never had much of a green thumb.  I’ve had my share of sad, neglected houseplants over the years. I even killed a cactus. But for the past five years, I’ve had a small vegetable garden.  It’s nothing spectacular, and certainly, some years have gone better than others, yet I still keep trying. You […]

Free Gardening Apps for Your Smartphone

Free Gardening Apps for Your Smartphone

Gardening is a fabulous hobby.  You get to spend time outdoors, create some beauty, and provide food for your family. Just because you’re out digging in the dirt, doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of technology. Here’s a collection of free gardening apps for your iOS (iPhone) or Android device that can help you with […]

5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Food

5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Food

I will be the first to admit that I don’t have much of a green thumb.  I tend to forget to water plants or I overcompensate and drown the poor little things in too much water. I may make a lot of mistakes, but I have found that there are some great reasons to grow […]

Garden Update: And Then The Frost Came

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One crisp, foggy morning last week, I noticed this beautiful spiderweb on my deck.  The sunlight bounced off the dew on the web and I just knew I had to get a photograph of it. I stepped out onto the deck, which was very wet with dew, and started snapping photos. And that’s when I […]