As much as we would like to be gardening each day there are events that keep us at arm’s length from our greatest desire. Most of us will have to deal with one, or possibly two, nature-inflicted gardening sabbaticals. It … Read Article
The first step in becoming a better plants woman was admitting that when it comes to indoor plants I am all black thumbs. The second step was knowing I needed a little instruction. Which begs the question, if I am … Read Article
I have been carrying this little secret with me for far too long now. It is time I come clean. When it comes to houseplants, I am all black thumbs. For years I doggedly worked on growing houseplants. I needed … Read Article
I am still on a bit of a high from my recent trip to the Seattle Fling for garden bloggers. So many ‘firsts’ for me on this wonderful adventure I don’t know where to begin. If you have not heard of … Read Article
I waited all week to buy plants for The Covert Garden. I hoped to avoid plant shopping in the heat and it also gave me something to look forward to: a little garden reward for a good week’s work. I … Read Article
This landless gardener has been quite busy in the gardens as of late. How do you manage that? you may ask. Easy! I am a volunteer gardener with the Adopt-a-Plot program at Ault Park, a Cincinnati park just a hop, … Read Article
I have been a bit consumed with the adopt-a-plots at Ault Park lately. The gardens look wonderful and I want them to stay their best. If I had my way, all the adopt-a-plot gardeners would be at the park, each day, tending … Read Article
Don’t talk too fast, don’t talk too fast, don’t talk too fast… played in my mind as if on a loop as I sat on a wooden box and a producer from ThinkTV fed me questions. I wanted my enthusiasm for … Read Article
Coming home to a gardener means more than returning to the embrace of our family. Coming home means returning to the place many of us feel most at home, our gardens.
This landless gardener knows how to get down. When I want to hang with my peeps, see what’s fresh and what’s fly I go clubbing!
Why do we love garden talks, shows and programs so much? The answer is simple, we are a social lot. Even though we may garden alone, we never really garden on our own. We rely heavily on books, magazines, blogs … Read Article