Menu Close

Category: Lawn

Hey Oak Park, MI–Let Julie Grow!

It’s hard to believe that this woman may have to face a 93 day jail sentence because she wants to be able to continue to grow food in her own front yard. Some blog posts describing this outrageous situation can be found here: TheGerminatrix and here: TheAgitator  Her front yard…

Presenting, The Garden Arch

I had most of my gardening ‘stuff’ hanging out in my popup greenhouse in the backyard this winter. I took everything out to move the greenhouse into position in the sun to use for seedlings and started finding a home for the large pots and 1/2 bags of soil and…

Winter Sowing and a Keyhole Garden

I put together a few flats of winter sown (more info and how-to here) seeds today. Huckleberry, currants, gooseberry, Jack in the Pulpit and elderberry. I know the berries may take longer to germinate – maybe not even until next year – but I really hope it works. I’ll be…

November Garden Happenings

The first week of November we took a family vacation away from the dropping temperatures here in NJ to visit the Mouse House down in Orlando. We had TONS of fun at Disney and, along with thousands of other tourists, enjoyed seeing Hogsmead at Universal for the first time. I…