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preparing for winter

I need to prepare for winter in all sorts of ways. I am beginning by planning my garden. I finally, finally, finally cleared away those things that had died or had served their time and their purpose. 318 more words


Ready For An Indoor Garden? Let's Get Started.

For some reason, when the growing bug bites, it doesn’t take note of the weather conditions. The itch it produces wants to be scratched and no amount of Benadryl will help. 655 more words

Vegetable Gardening

More Plant Necromancy

Its been about two months since I came back to a dead looking avocado tree whose leaves had all dried up and fallen off. Because the stem was still green I didn’t get rid of it, continuing to water it and hope. 37 more words

The Chartreuse Thumb

Gardens have surrounded me for most of my life. The yard of my Michigan childhood was a fairytale hide-and-seek mixture of giant lilac trees and gnarly grape vines, along with bounteous flower and vegetable beds. 461 more words


A Second Tower Garden

Yes you heard right! For my birthday I asked for a second Tower Garden and ta-da! It’s here and already growing seedlings!

Why a second one? 531 more words

Indoor Gardening

It's Getting Cold

My phone’s FEMA app has been chirping at me all day about tonight’s freeze warning.  It’s gotten down to mid-30s a couple of nights this last week, but not really that close to freezing (although my basil might beg to differ). 356 more words


The Zingiber baby

“It is adorable! It looks like an embryo!” I excitedly told my husband, who came over to look at what I had discovered in our kitchen veggie pantry cupboard. 312 more words