I've been in my house for most of the time that I've lived in California — 19 years. And in all that time I've missed having the big, productive vegetable garden that I had in Pennsylvania. There are a lot of reasons that I haven't been growing vegetables here; too little time, not enough sun,... Continue Reading →
Here are a couple of things I read over the past week that you might want to take a look at. The Cost of a Green Lawn. There's a new law in New Jersey limiting the amount of fertilizer that homeowners and landscapers can use on lawns. The law was passed after environmental activists warned... Continue Reading →
A couple of weeks ago I spent a relaxing, fun afternoon creating a few succulent terrariums for myself and for birthday gifts. It's super easy and they look really beautiful. You'll need the following: Succulent plants or cuttings. Mix and match different leaf shapes and textures. Containers Small stones — whatever you like. I used... Continue Reading →
...and other news. Here are a few stories that we've come across in the past few days that we think you might find interesting. School Wildlife Habitats We loved this one in particular. We all know about the life-enhancing lessons that kids take away from school (food) gardens. Well here's another powerful way to engage... Continue Reading →
You may have noticed that we haven't posted anything new in a while — since before Christmas as a matter of fact. Mary Beth and I are busy with other projects, but we wanted to let you know that we'll be back soon. Stay tuned.
We love our gardens and we love our photography, so what could be better than garden photography? Not much. We thought we'd be Santa's little helpers and list a few items that would be sure to please anyone who takes shooting gardens even a little bit seriously. The only thing hard about making this list... Continue Reading →