Garden Genes from Grandma

Dear Grandma, I miss you already and many memories of you make me smile. Some of my favorites are memories of your garden and our garden chats! I remember when I was little; I just couldn’t stay away from your currant bushes that grew along the driveway edges. I‘d get a small Dixie cup from…

Un-Weedin’ the Garden

Nana: "We weeded the garden today" Alexis: "No Nana, we un-weeded the garden today." I stand corrected! That is exactly what we did...pulled weeds. Once again, the joy of gardening through my 5-year-old granddaughters point of view. Now for some other thoughts on un-weeding your garden! Read "In  Defense of Weeds", After the click...Compost mulches and…

Garden Resolutions

I don't make New Year's resolutions. I really tend to think about how I can better something... in manageable chunks. Not a one liner that sets me up for discouragement.   For all gardeners, hope springs eternal and thinking about what we want to do in the garden feeds that hope that continually filters through the seasons to come. As we begin the new…