Starting Seeds Indoors

Originally posted on Garden Variety:
Photo: Via Pixabay.com Growing your plants from seeds can be moderately difficult, but as any practiced gardener will tell you, “the satisfaction you receive from seeing something so tiny, grow into an actual plant, is a reward within itself.” Also, think of all the different variety of plants you can…

Five Notable Organic Gardening Methods

Originally posted on Garden Variety:
Photo: Via Pinterest Keyhole Gardening was introduced in Africa by the Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) to help ailing and frail Africans grow their own produce with minimum effort by means of a specialized raised bed. The bed, which is waist high and in the shape of…

Seed List 2017

Greetings everyone 🙂 I trust all is well and like me, you are eagerly anticipating Springs arrival. I wanted to share a list of plants I will be growing from seed this year: Annatto Basil (Italian Large Leaf) Basil (Sweet) Beans (Black Turtle) Beans (Alguille Verte) Beans (Maxibel) Beans (Stringless Blue Lake, FM1K Pole) Bee…

December Update

Greetings my gardening friends. I hope you are well and your enjoyed your Thanksgiving holidays for those of us who reside in the US. I have been away from my blog for a little while preparing for the holidays.  I received my first seed catalog today and I am sure more will follow, but just…

Quote Of The Week

Pale amber sunlight falls across The reddening October trees…. Are we not better and at home In dreamful Autumn, we who deem No harvest joy is worth a dream? A little while and night shall come, A little while, then, let us dream… ~Ernest Dowson (1867–1900), “Autumnal”          

It’s Broth Making Time

Hello my friends. I hope you are well and enjoying this beautiful and bountiful Fall season as much as I am. Fall is undoubtedly my second favorite season mainly because of the  vibrancy in color of falling leaves, the cool and crisp air, the smell of wood burning in fireplaces and of course; it’s broth…

Quote Of The Week

The days may not be so bright and balmy—yet the quiet and melancholy that linger around them is fraught with glory. Over everything connected with autumn there lingers some golden spell—some unseen influence that penetrates the soul with its mysterious power. ~Northern Advocate    

A Dream Come True: Anna’s Garden Design

Hello my gardening companions. As you know, gardening and design are my true passions; my purpose. So, I am super-excited to announce the launch of my new garden design site, aptly named Anna’s Garden Design. This is a dream come true for me after years of study, real-world experiences and many personal sacrifices. Basically, I…

The Road Ahead….

Photo via tinyhouse-design.com Greetings my fellow gardeners. I truly hope all is well with you and your gardens. I am pleased to report that my cool weather veggies are happily growing strong due to the mild, fall weather we are experiencing. However, the squirrels are desperately trying to find places to store their food sources…