Tuesday, July 31, 2012

New article up at the Examiner, on crops you can sow in mid-summer!http://www.examiner.com/article/late-crops-to-sow

Sunday, July 29, 2012

There is a certain satisfying feeling, standing in front of a tree that's now about 12' tall, and saying to it "I knew you when you were a seed a few years ago"

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

New article up at the Examiner: a sale on gardening products & books, and a garden design contest! http://www.examiner.com/article/a-sale-and-a-contest

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Look what I got!


















'Graffiti Double Salmon'- I've never seen a double stellar geranium before! And the woman at the greenhouse said that last summer it bloomed constantly.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Quick new article up at the Examiner: there is a new FREE gardening e-magazine available!http://www.examiner.com/article/free-gardening-e-magazine

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Next time I buy a watering can, I'm not going to get one of those green, blend into the scenery like camouflage ones that seems to be the only color readily available. I'm going to hunt until I find one that's the most saturated, screaming pink around so I can find that sucker when I want it. I want it so bright that if I can't find it walking around the yard, I can go on Google Earth and see the damn thing.

New article up at the Examiner, on animal themed gardens! http://www.examiner.com/article/animal-themed-gardens

Sunday, July 8, 2012

And this is why my roses keep getting eaten. Young stag, antlers still in velvet, and his twin brother that I didn't get a shot of. Twenty feet from the house.















And, ten minutes after running them off, a doe is out there. I can't win.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012