Starting Seeds

Why start seeds indoors     -Starting seeds indoors will extend the growing season in cooler climates. Some plants for example tomatoes, eggplant, basil and parsley require a longer growing season and need a head start. -Small…

Houseplants-bring them inside

As the end of summer approaches and night temperatures start to drop below 50 degrees, it is time to think about bringing your houseplants back inside. Summer vacation is over. Most houseplants are, after all,…

Fairy Gardens

The new hot rage in mini gardening! Fairy Gardens have come a long way. Grown in container, they can be enjoyed indoors and well as outdoors. Just like miniature doll houses,  Fairy gardens take us into…

Saving seeds

Saving seeds In growing a garden year after year, I find that I have accumulated many packages of garden seeds. Going through the inventory.  Knowing that seeds don’t last forever, (well at least most seeds)…

Hanging Basket care

Hanging Basket care In spring many of us buy beautiful, blooming hanging baskets. They look great for a few weeks and then slowly start to  fade; no longer looking like the ones we bought a…