Be Fruitful and Multiply

The raised box for my strawberries is precisely that –  a raised box.  I made it out of a free pallet this past spring.  It was my first pallet project and not the prettiest of things.  The strawberries do not seem to mind, though, as they are setting runners left, right, and over the edge….

All the Presidents’ Gardens: Madison’s Cabbages to Kennedy’s Roses, How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America by Marta McDowell {A Book Review}

This post contains affiliate links to a great book.  I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss for review consideration. This post was originally shared last autumn.  Since then I have thought of it several times.  As the holidays approach, this would be a great gift consideration for the gardener in your life ……

All the Presidents’ Gardens: Madison’s Cabbages to Kennedy’s Roses, How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America by Marta McDowell {A Book Review}

This past summer we were able to take a last minute trip to our nation’s capitol.  Between visits with several different friends, we made stops at various sites around the area.  Many I had been to before, but a few were new.  For our kids, they were all new and most were about times in history…

Garden Update – May 28, 2014

Last week this was the plan for the week: Still left to do: Seed and fertilize grass – when you don’t remove the piles of leaves you gathered quickly enough, you end up with very large areas void of grass the next Spring Plant spinach Plant cucumbers and zucchini Create plan for the rest of…