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Growing Up!

It’s the time of year for planning and dreaming, rather than working in the garden.  As I sketch and mentally “plant,” trying to visualize how the beds will look next season, the need for some vertical interest is apparent.  639 more words


The catalogs arrive!

Happily while I was traveling, the mailbox was filling with plant and seed catalogs, just in time for the first snow so I didn’t have to feel guilty about spending hours drooling over the photographs and beginning my lists.  1,254 more words


Bumper Crop

Bumper Crop is my attempt to celebrate the intersection of the garden and the kitchen — an intersection at which many of us love to linger, I think.  448 more words


Forward to 2015

Happy New Year. I hope your holidays were fun and safe.  Planning for the 2015 planting has begun.  I have begun to plan my growing beds for the next year.  383 more words

What the picture says...

Completely ignoring the filthy man-hand, what does this picture say to you?

Ok, ok. Ridiculous question.

Let me give a little background. What is happening here is seeding (a little late, but it is getting done) of some rows that, hopefully, will become lush with delicious carrots. 61 more words



Growing the plants was the easy part. I love to grow things. It is highly recommended to start your plants from seeds. Find quality seeds. I’m really happy with “Johnny’s Selected Seeds” on line. 158 more words

#urbangarden #aquaponics #sustainable

Aqua-What ?

We were drawn to aquaponic gardening because of its small footprint to grow enough food to feed a family (and friends!) it’s sustainability, and best of all, it’s a fun experience. 271 more words