Category Archive: Miscellaneous

Reflective Gardening: More than a State of Mind

Reflective gardening – the literal, not the philosophical, kind – is the use of reflective material to enhance the sunlight and ramp up the photosynthesis in your plants. This method can be especially… Continue reading

I Hate My Dog: A Gardener’s Confession

I hate my dog. There, I’ve said it. Ok, maybe hate is too strong of word, but then let me just say that I am really, really, more than momentarily p***d off at… Continue reading

April/May Wind-Down

Who knew that choosing what type of cultivation to use for landscape plantings or food crops took such forethought? A friend of mine, who is quite a good gardener, posted a photo of… Continue reading

Cultivation Nation: Bali Magic

Bali is where my head is at.  Although back a few weeks now, I find I’m still feeling off-pace; vacillating between the slower, calmer pace on the Island and the faster, task-oriented pace here at home.  I… Continue reading

Leaving on a Jet Plane: Leaving the Gardening Behind

All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go. . . Heading to Bali for two weeks of surfing, exploring, yoga and monkeys. . . . . . but, no gardening.  Back soon.

Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, Critiquing I will Go; More on Raised Beds

I went on a garden tour yesterday. It was put on by the landscape architect who initially designed our yard. Six homeowners opened their gardens to strangers to raise money for several wonderful… Continue reading

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