Garden Update: Melons, Giant Cukes + Virus Drama

The year’s garden is off to a decent start! Overall, it is doing well in spite of my laissez faire, mother-of-an-infant care techniques. Check out its progress in my video below. This is what we’re growing this summer. The supplier for each Learn More …

Garden Update: 2 months in!

The garden is now two months old. It has had a rocky start but we are beginning to see blossoms, fruit, and lots of progress. Join me as I tour the garden, introduce my favorite plants, and harvest a fresh Learn More …

The New Face of Natural Disaster in My Garden

Warning: this cute, innocent face belongs to a mastermind of evil! A few weeks ago, Riley (my beagle-German Shepard mix) masterminded the devastation of my budding little garden. This is a true story. It all started when my seedlings weren’t getting enough sunlight. Learn More …

How to Start a Garden: Seeds & Sowing Tips

Rather than just buying some seeds and just going for it–ahem, Patricia Rascon–I highly encourage you to plan your garden. These steps will help you understand your space, soil, and the sunlight that you have available. That information will help Learn More …

How to Start a Garden: Site, Design, and Materials

During our house hunt, my husband and I bypassed many beautiful homes because the lot wasn’t right for gardening. I was only comfortable with buying a home when I loved the flat, sunny, spacious lot just as much (okay, maybe Learn More …