At the moment, I struggle to write in my blog. Suggestions?? I am all ears. I guess I have been thinking about which way this blog will go. I have accomplished much of the goals we have set forth with recycling old material, seed-saving, and utilizing beneficial insects to help eradicate invasive, harmful insects. I … Continue reading Sitting in Limbo
Summer weather is here and I have yet to contribute to this gardening blog of mine. It is not because I have stopped gardening or recycling. On the contrary, my garden is in full swing with new herbs, new vegetables, new compost, and a renewed hope for a successful season. My husband and I are … Continue reading Five Years Gone By…
It is that time again. If you live in a warmer climate, chances are, you have already started planting. If you live in Colorado, you may be soured by our recent snowstorm and temperature drop. There is always a chance of late snow or late frost in April and May. So be prepared. As much … Continue reading To Plant A Seed
So, bugs. I have never been a fan. They fly/sting/bite/crawl/land on you. Thus, they make a horrible crunching sound should you accidentally, or purposefully, crush one. Invertebrates are disgusting. Fast forward to the present-day and I am in the garden picking tomatoes. I look up and I am staring straight into the face of a … Continue reading Inse[c]t a bug.
Now that I’ve been gardening for about 3 years, I never knew how much I would worry about my garden’s growth and production. Now I know. This summer I found myself taken away from my garden. Only periodically did I pay attention as things grew and needed more water or pruning. A summer thought to … Continue reading The Dry Spell
When we moved to our current home, my husband and I made 5 trips from the old house to the new house just to move houseplants, alone. I had just started to garden but I couldn’t part with my beloved houseplants, especially Pasquale–my first houseplant. Since then, I have continued to snip off dead leaves … Continue reading The Argument for Houseplants
I took a hiatus over the winter months to refresh my spirit and actually reach out to beyond my comfort zone. I have started volunteering for other gardening projects and so far, the friends I have made have been like gold to me. I’ve been learning a few tricks of the trade while working on … Continue reading Hiatus Over…