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. […]Read More Thinking Chelsea.
UPDATE: (Friday, March 8th, 5pm) I reached out to the nice folks at BritBox regarding when the new episodes of Gardener’s World 2019 would start airing. Their response was quick, but not very specific: I’ll confess to being a bit disappointed that there isn’t already a plan for the roll-out of GW. It was never […]Read More UPDATE: BritBox and the Return of Gardener’s World.
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 […]Read More Good Reads.
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 […]Read More Love My Garden, with DJ Kahled.
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 […]Read More Gardens on your Television.
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 […]Read More Who do you trust?
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 […]Read More British Gardening on Netflix!
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 […]Read More Thrifty!