Gardener’s World/BritBox Update

Hooray! Its official. April 5th the new season will begin airing on BritBox. I wasn’t immediately thrilled that it wasn’t airing in real-time, but if I’m being both charitable and honest, this will only be about a month off from real time and for most of the USA, that is much closer to matching our […]

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Thinking Chelsea.

I’m always excited/interested to see the plans and designs that are released ahead of Chelsea. Partly because its a sneak peak into the show, partly because its a great insight into the mind of the designers, and partly because its just so exciting! This year there are a few that read as “standard” show gardens. […]

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Good Reads.

We are on the precipice of winter here in Wisconsin. The days are already short with scant glimpses of sunshine and biting winds. Snow is in the forecast and the temperatures are in steady decline. The only consolation, going forward, is the restorative properties of a roaring fire, good red wine, and even better reading […]

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Love My Garden, with DJ Kahled.

I saw this over at Garden Rant this morning and am totally delighted by it. Any time anyone with a platform uses it to talk about how awesome gardening is, I can’t help but smile. I feel like the Grinch when his heart grows three sizes.   I’m certainly envious of his Miami/LA growing zone […]

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Gardens on your Television.

Here’s my list of awesome garden & gardening shows to search out on YouTube or whatever other perfectly legal method you have for watching non-United Sates based television. (I’m not going to provide links since there are a number of ways to find these shows and YouTube channels come and go so quickly.) I’ve watched […]

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Who do you trust?

One of the things I found most frustrating when I started gardening is that there was SO MUCH conflicting information out there regarding plants, amendments, methods… everything. I’m a scientist by trade, so I’m used to less folk-lore, less “My Pappy did it this way and it works! I swear!”, less bizarre DIY methods (I’m […]

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British Gardening on Netflix!

Hey y’all! Just wanted to share the news that both Big Dreams, Small Spaces with Monty Don (Season 1 only) and Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh (Season 1 only) are now on Netflix! Woo hoo! These are both great shows (though not as great as Gardener’s World) but still quality gardening programming that puts […]

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Thrifty!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Parenthetical note here: My default setting is to start a good deal of sentences with “so”. Monty Don- who is a great writer- mentioned that this was an obnoxious writing habit on Twitter and now its all I hear when I type in S, then O at the start of […]

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