Category Archives: Garden

Remembering the Daffodils

I always look forward to spring and the blooming of the daffodils.  We didn’t have any snow this winter, but did have some super cold temperatures.  Now that it’s spring, we have had several hard freezes and even a small … Continue reading

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How to Start Tomatoes from Seed

Growing tomatoes from seed is a great way to try new varieties. It’s easy, too! Continue reading

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My Wabi-Sabi Gardens

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A Couple of Crock Pot Recipes for Thanksgiving

Originally posted on The Blonde Gardener:
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and everyone rushing around trying to come up with the perfect Thanksgiving menu, I have to share a couple of very easy recipes I make in the crock pot.…

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Harvesting and Storing Green Tomatoes

How to store green tomatoes and enjoy for several more weeks Continue reading

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Seed Saving and Cuttings

Every gardener has their weakness.  For some, it’s roses.  For others, tomatoes.  For me, a flower or vegetable moves to the top of my list if I can save the seeds or take a cutting for next year. Fall is … Continue reading

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Passionflower-It's Not What You Think

The other evening I was walking through the butterfly garden in search of monarch caterpillars, when my foot managed to get tangled in a vine.  Looking down, I noticed the beautiful passionflower vine (Passiflora incarnata) sneaking its way into the … Continue reading

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