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Friend or Foe?

Every gardener either already knows or soon finds out that Mother Nature can be quite a challenge to get along with. When you till and plant the earth, you must learn how to strike a balance between the results you want and what the varmints and conditions of nature will allow you to have. 768 more words


How to Create an Organic Edible Landscape

Most people are lucky to have some land surrounding their homes. However, the land if often filled with marigold, grass or occasional nice looking maple plants. 507 more words

Eco-friendly Gardening

Starting a herb garden!

This spring I’ve gotten more into gardening and using the different herbs in cooking. I thought I would give growing them a shot. I’m definitely not a professional gardener but I’m going to try. 240 more words


5/6/16: In the garden this week

In the spring, I can either work or blog, and usually I choose to work! And all the rain we’ve been having is great for planting, and the cool, cloudy weather is wonderful root growth. 621 more words


Salad Herbs

Each of these herbs have a distinct flavor and texture. If space in the garden is limited, they can be grown in planters. They require at least four hour of sunlight each day, and evenly moist soil. 510 more words

Growing Herbs

Your Backyard Herb Garden.

As much as I love gardening, sometimes I get lazy and just let plants be. Not everything continues to thrive with this approach, and those Californian summer droughts of past years did not help. 648 more words


Book review | A Handful of Herbs by Segall, Pickford and Hammick

A Handful of Herbs

A modern herb book

When I received this book from the publisher, I was immediately tempted to flick through, drawn in by the lovely photography by Caroline Arber and William Lingwood. 655 more words

Growing Herbs