So, you've seen the New Gardener Gift Guide, but what if your gardener is an old hand at it and already has plenty of tools? Well, you shop for upgrades! Gardening Tools: I've talked about my Okatsune Bypass Pruners before. Swoon! I adore them and reach for them before any other pruners. In fact, I… Continue reading Gift Guide 2018: An Experienced Gardener
My dear friend Lyandra (Hello!) is a new gardener and she made a wonderful suggestion to do a gift guide for new gardeners who will be needing gear and garden-related goodies. I do love a good gift guide, so I'll throw my hat into the ring and give it a go! Here are my recommendations… Continue reading Gift Guide 2018: The New Gardener
Oh, you see, I'm a pragmatic sort at heart. Logical, practical, reasonable- sometimes to a fault. But, when it comes to certain plants, all that can go straight out the window. Its why we have a banana plant. Its why there is a bougainvillea in the dining room. Its why there are designated tables for… Continue reading The Hazards of Tender Plants.
Sigh. Gravel paths, I cannot quit you even though you are (apparently) a better seed-starting medium than anything that can be bought in a store. I opted for gravel paths at the outset of this garden simply because I knew the paths couldn't be grass (what with all the quack grass running through it, our… Continue reading On Gravel Paths.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Here are the sources I swear by for plants and seeds. We all have our favorites and I would really love to hear about yours in the comments! Local(ish) : Gerten's. Minneapolis, MN. It calls itself a "destination garden center" with good reason. TONS and tons of varieties and sizes… Continue reading My Sources for Plants and Seeds.
This isn't Oprah. There is no free swag under your chair. I'm truly sorry about that. But you are going to get a list of the things I can't be without in the garden. That's just as good, right? Anyway. Not a single thing on this list is sponsored or was given to me (other… Continue reading Favorite Tools- 2018.