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Gardening for the Non-Gardener

I like gardening.  I like pottering about among the, um, pots and such.  I like watching things grow and bloom and I like having lots of greenery around me.   1,323 more words


Seed Starting Setup

A few people have asked to see my seed starting setup (or ‘grow op’ as I like to call it). Here is my newly expanded setup. 208 more words


Upcycling |

Upcycling is a new and upcoming trend that involves repurposing unused items, that would otherwise be garbage.

There are many ways to upcycle, however this is my take on up cycling: 89 more words


Book Review: "Don't Throw It! Grow it!"

I read “Don’t Throw It!  Grow it!” by Deborah Peterson and Millicent Selsam about a year ago.  I was teaching a propagation class and thought it offered some really neat ideas.   502 more words


Pruning & Propagating in the Garden

Our weather this year has been unusually warm, so our plants and trees have been behind their usual fall schedule. Some of our deciduous trees and our grapevines still have leaves, and they are usually bare by now. 546 more words


Adventures in Wintersowing

Since I didn’t get the cold frames built, I’ve decided to try wintersowing my ‘direct sow fall’ and ‘as soon as the soil can be worked’ seeds. 183 more words

Seed Starting

Salix for Screening and Brightening Winter Days

Whilst standing in a friend’s Devon garden discussing how to soften and screen a row of outbuildings in an adjacent lane inspiration struck: Salix alba subsp. 312 more words