, ,

Gardening is for the birds

Nature delights the soul.  One of my most memorable moments in gardening was watching 500 or more cedar waxwings landing in my yard to strip mountain ash berries from my tree.  Obviously the tree couldn’t handle all 500; they took turns…
Raised Garden Beds
, , ,

Saving time With Raised Garden Beds

What is a Raised Garden Bed? A raised bed contains soil that is higher than the original ground level.  I prefer a raised bed enclosed by a frame of two-inch-thick untreated lumber.  Ideally, there should be at least a depth of 16 to 18 inches…
,

Starting Again – 2020

Austin Kleon in his book, Steal Like an Artist, stated: “Plagiarism is copying from one source.  Research is copying from many.”  In the past one could research four or five sources and get good information. Now, with all the fake news…
,

Gardening – Getting Started

Gardening is my passion, and, as Frank Sinatra sang, I do it “My Way.”  Gardening is a labor of love, and a lifetime challenge, intellectually and physically.  I learn from other gardeners, books, magazines, the internet, and above all…