Tag: gardening friends

Gardening Friends That Feed the Planet

Gardening Friends That Feed the Planet

If we think very much about the elements in our garden, it's most likely the nitrogen (N), phosphorous (K), and potassium (P) in our fertilizer. I might throw H2O in  
Do Rabbits Eat Marigolds?

Do Rabbits Eat Marigolds?

Today's story appeared to me ironically enough after I took some heat for suggesting marigolds might deter rabbits (among other pests like aphids). My experience gardening comes from real life,  
The Christmas Cactus of Hope

The Christmas Cactus of Hope

Do you own a Christmas cactus; or Schlumbergera bridgesii? I've always liked the look of them, with their reaching little green fingers and funky pink blooms at the tips, but  
This Stink Plant… Stinks!

This Stink Plant… Stinks!

Today's story is about a newspaper reporter who went to report on a man's "Stink Plant," more commonly known as “The Sacred Lily of India,” but it is also known  
A Garden of Friends

A Garden of Friends

I have not always had what I call a "garden of friends." Gardening friends that is. But today's piece reminded me of a recent encounter that led to a new  
A Diary of Gardening Tasks

A Diary of Gardening Tasks

I'm curious to know what a typical day of gardening tasks looks like for you out in the garden. I've admitted this several times before, but I'm not one of  
This Is Country Garden Inspiration For Real

This Is Country Garden Inspiration For Real

What comes to mind when you think about country garden inspiration? Perhaps you envision vast swaths of brilliant flowers underneath a blue sky. Maybe there are some wispy clouds floating