2 05, 2013

Spring 2013 Newletter


My Spring 2013 newsletter is now up on my website.  Enjoy! Here's my garden right now--full, glorious Spring.  The azaleas will be at peak this weekend.      

Spring 2013 Newletter 2018-03-08T16:52:38+00:00
26 08, 2012



I have an article due later this week on the subject of peanuts.  I'm looking forward to writing it, yet I haven't gotten the urge or the inspiration to get started.  The deadline will get me moving, I know, because I have a deep-seated need to fulfill my obligations to the best of my ability.  I still see my mother staring at me, arms crossed, with tapping [...]

Time 2012-08-27T15:55:25+00:00
13 02, 2012

Books for Snuggly Days


If you garden, Winter is a time of major dreaming. Dreaming about how our gardens will do this year, dreaming about maybe traveling to see some gardens, and, well...dreaming while sleeping.  It's a great time for naps, snuggled up in your favorite old blankets and afghans. Personally, my reading time is just before I sleep--at night or before a nap.  I relax and dig into whatever book I'm reading [...]

Books for Snuggly Days 2012-02-18T23:34:02+00:00
16 12, 2010

Book Review–(Don’t Let the Title Fool You!)


With Christmas fast-approaching, we're all looking for good gifts.  Earlier this year, I received a copy of the book The Complete Idiot's Guide to Year-Round Gardening, by Delilah Smittle and Sheri Ann Richerson, and I'm finally letting you in on the secret:  Don't let the title fool you.  If you have a gardener in your life and want to give them a good, all-around garden reference book, here's one [...]

Book Review–(Don’t Let the Title Fool You!) 2010-12-16T15:44:31+00:00