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Tough love for the weeping birch

As we sat in the Starbucks drive-thru line, a familiar song came on the oldies station: the Sir Douglas Quintet playing “She’s About a Mover… 1,019 more words

Craftsman Bungalow DIY

And That Was February

February came, and now it’s gone. It’s good that the shortest month comes and goes so quickly, along with its mixed weather. Heavy winds, thick ice on the patio, rain and rain, and then more rain, and then Storm Doris blew through Sussex with 90mph winds. 168 more words

Garden Diary 2017

Gardens That Will Take Your Breath Away!

So many Slicers, including myself, seem to have Spring on their minds…and for many of us that means G-A-R-D-E-N-I-N-G!

My slice today is short but sweet. 57 more words

Spring gets sprung with the thermometer molecule

Ever wonder how plants know when to start growing again in the spring? We know that temperature and light have something to do with it. Well, scientists led by the University of Cambridge have discovered the real mechanics behind what stimulates plant growth: a ‘thermometer’ molecule. 255 more words


First harvest of 2017

Picked some lettuce and cilantro. The flavors, aromas and textures of homegrown produce sure can’t be beat. Fresh cilantro is so powerfully fragrant — an entire supply at the grocery store can’t even come close to the aroma coming from just a few stalks from the garden. 103 more words

Spring Gardening

Back in the garden with me, Green Fingered George...

Daffodils are poking through, the birds are busy in the garden and Gardener’s World is back on TV; it can only mean one thing…….

Spring is on it’s way !! 499 more words

RHS Campaign For School Gardening

Starting Onion Seedlings

The spring planting season is almost upon us! Gird your loins!

Well… you won’t need that for this part. It’s unusually warm here in Idaho right now, but that doesn’t mean I feel safe putting stuff in the garden beds yet. 322 more words