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Gardening surprises, ornamentals among my edibles.

Before I planted my first vegetable garden in 2009, my experience with plants was a few potted philodendrons in my apartment, an unknown variety of house plant that came with me through 3 moves in college, and a really gorgeous hydrangea the previous owners had planted at our condo when…

I’m a stubborn gardener, digging my heels in the sand

An honest garden record had to portray the challenges (I won’t say failure) as well as the success of a growing endeavor. The new Bayville property has certainly been challenging. To clarify, we bought the house in December. I thought I would enjoy great fertility on this lot because only…

Propagating Figs with Cuttings, Part 2

This experiment has been pretty successful so far! Isn’t it amazing what you can learn about on the internet? I had no idea how to do this until I started reading blog posts and watching youtube videos about it. Continuing the progress of the start of the project from the…