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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]