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Fall redo for my front containers

I was going to title this post: Before and After, but that could apply to so many things couldn’t it? The containers that sit at the front of my house are always a garden challenge. In summer, oak trees are leafed out so that one container is in nearly...

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An ongoing and clandestine love affair

This year, I swore no indoor seed growing.  Here’s why: I really don’t have a place for them except the basement (where I’ll forget to water). The seedlings get leggy from not enough light (although I use full spectrum, grow lights); and quite frankly, I don’t wanna. After placing...

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Kitchen Gardener magazine arrives!

About a hundred years ago, when I first started gardening out here in the country in my red dirt, I subscribed to Kitchen Gardener magazine (formerly known as Kitchen Garden).  Like a vegetable garden bible, I carried this magazine everywhere, and I read its bimonthly issue cover to cover. ...

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