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Container Kale

Kale is a container gardener’s dream. It’s hardy, resistant to pests and diseases (more or less), tolerant of poor soil, and incredibly nutritious. The key to growing this wonderful plant in containers is to pick a variety that’s both compact… Read more

There’s a lot of misinformation circulating about rosemary. The top candidate for “most misinformative” might well be some variation of the following: “Don’t overwater at any cost and make sure the soil is dry up to your first knuckle between waterings…it’s… Read more

I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to write a post for Stephanie last month. She asked me to review her book Preparing A Vegetable Garden From The Ground Up and I was more than happy to. Gardening books tend… Read more

Best Outdoor Brooms

Last updated: December 2019. It doesn’t matter whether you’re tending to a tiny balcony or a ten-acre plot. You need a broom. You can do away with a lot of tools and still manage. Bulb planters, kneeling pads, outdoor clocks –… Read more

Hanging bamboo wind chimes

Last updated: November 2019 Looking for a beautiful, melodious set of wind chimes? Wind chimes, which date back thousands of years, are common garden ornaments. People tend to love or hate them. I can’t begin to imagine how many arguments… Read more