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May 1st Update

Arugula planted about 7-10 days ago is coming up. Lettuce in the green house, planted a week or so ago, is also coming up.

So you want to build a garden? Part II

Our San Diego coastal urban garden was under way (see Part I).   Boxes had been built, area weeded, raised beds laid in their places and filled with mixed amended organic soil.   266 more words

So you want to build a garden? Part I

A few months after I met my lovely prince, Adam; I was musing about my secret dream to have my own mini garden.  I imagined summer days outside with book in hand and my toes dancing among the flowers.   415 more words

Just for fun

While Husband and I were waiting out the Long Winter, we needed a little side project to boost our spirits. With spring right around the corner, and the first time that either of us owned our own property, we decided it would be fun to test out our green thumbs and build a couple planter boxes. 371 more words

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Sage advice

This time, it was the sage.

I’ve been struggling with sage for years, trying without much success to grow it in pots. It limped along, never looking very convincing. 400 more words


Window Box Substitute--No Mounting Required

If you’ve always wanted beautiful window boxes but were afraid of the installation, planter boxes are a DIY-friendly alternative. They’re easy to build, and can be decorated seasonally with non-plant items if you live in a planting zone that doesn’t allow for live plants in the winter. 1,356 more words

Zone 5 Gardening