Gifts

Smiling through winter, an update

After last week’s post, I implemented my seven ways to smile through winter plan. This quiet season covers at least five months of the year in Oklahoma so smiling through winter is vital. Like Demeter, we gardeners pine for Persephone until she returns from Hades, and green shoots push forth from...

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Gifts for Gardeners: The British Book Edition

British garden books are a whole different flavor from American ones. I think the ones below would make great gifts for any gardener on your list. These books are my current British favorites. Some I was sent through the American arm of their publisher while others I purchased for myself....

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day: December

Oklahoma is cloudy and wet on this December Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day hosted each month by Carol Michel at May Dreams Gardens. Cold is supposed to return tomorrow. Oh joy. Each morning for the last two weeks, I woke to mostly gray skies and fog. This advection fog is an...

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Cyber book party and giveaway for Digging Deep

I’m honored that Fran Sorin asked RDR to be part of her cyber book party and giveaway for the 10th Anniversary and re-release of her ground-breaking book, Digging Deep. We have prizes galore for this book party. Last week, I gave away Haven Brand manure tea–also part of this...

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Gifts for gardeners: American book edition

Wondering what gift to buy your gardener for Christmas this year? I have some great gift book ideas for you. This was a banner year for garden books, so I’m writing this post and a second British edition later next week. Of the books sent to me this year, these...

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