Finally Frost Day has arrived!! I’ve been eagerly awaiting it for the last couple of weeks, a little bit envious of some of the colder areas of the country. I know it came because I awoke to a garden filled with shrivelled up foliage, signaling the end of a fantastic garden year. Over the last couple of weeks . . . → Read More: Feast for a Frost Day Celebration
My end of season daylily blooms illustrate why I like Stella D’oro as much as I do. Stella’s been around for 35 years, and remains popular for its long bloom cycles. The thing I noticed the with my latest blooms is that they have a very different appearance from my summer blooms. Overall they’re smaller and have . . . → Read More: Mysteries of the Stella D’oro
Enjoying one of the warmest Octobers in a long time, I’m pleased with some of the gems at bloom in my garden.
Still blooming Portulaca, I love how different it looks every year
Toad Lilies my end of season splurge for the year
This Knockout Rose is the only surviving one of three. . . . → Read More: October Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day
Disguised to protect the innocent, photographic evidence that you may be being overcharged by your grocer. $15 for a 3 oz package of leaf lettuce and it’s not even organic!
If you’re committed to eating healthier, but worried that you won’t be able to without breaking your budget, cheer up! Spring crops are great candidates for fall planting . . . → Read More: Proof That Your Greengrocer May Be Ripping You Off