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The Nashville Antiques & Garden Show 25th Anniversary!

A friend of mine approached me a few weeks ago to see if I’d be interested in volunteering at the Nashville Antiques & Garden Show… 1,127 more words



last year I expanded my gardening to include some plants to attract butterflies. I planted milk weed and a few flowering plants butterflies enjoy. Hopefully they come back this year. 86 more words


The green shoots of spring

We haven’t spent much time in the garden at all, mainly because it’s dark in the evening, it’s been really cold, and the kitchen/garden transition isn’t particularly seamless at the moment.  82 more words


Winter Sowing

I used this method last year to start some of my seeds. Except for a frost incident that was my fault, the plants did very well. 223 more words


Small steps

It’s been bitterly cold and then snowing here, digging and weeding has definitely slowed down.  But today was almost sunny and most of the snow has gone, so time to go allotmenting! 241 more words


Starting Onion Seeds (It's easier than you think)

Hello Gardeners! As I am typing this, we are getting dumped on by almost a foot of snow here in central Iowa. As winter hits us with reality once more, I can’t help but be optimistic and dream of spring-like weather :) 898 more words



I found a hornet, crawled into the letter box for its final days on earth. Five pence for scale..