Irvine, California Durango, Colorado
Another in a series of posts to bring you interesting garden-related stories. This week we have links to a few articles we think you'll like and news about events in Southern California. A Plan to Turn Brooklyn's Unused Acres Green: This article is about a truly great idea that a group of Brooklyn gardeners called... Continue Reading →
Saturday: The bees are coming today! To get ready for their arrival, I'm preparing their sugar syrup and making a homemade version of Honey B Healthy, a nourishing supplement that is added to the syrup. I'll be teaching my co-workers how to be beekeepers and they'll be installing the bees on Sunday with my guidance. Ray built us... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
Gardeners are easy to buy gifts for, they never have everything they need. Tools get lost, "borrowed", broken, or they simply wear out like our garden gloves which we go through at an alarming rate. Not that we would want anyone to buy us garden gloves. No, we'd like to get something that we wouldn't... Continue Reading →