Tag: joy of gardening

A Tortoise in the Garden

A Tortoise in the Garden

If you want to see some hilarious animal antics, take a walk through my garden. You'll see squirrels chasing each other up and down the sunflowers, rabbits hopping around in  
A Plant Thief!

A Plant Thief!

I'm not even sure where to start with today's story, "The Tulip Thief," by Carmen De Vito. It's a story about being robbed while working at The Horticultural Society of  
Perennial Plants Gone Wild

Perennial Plants Gone Wild

I envy those who live in warm climates, where "tender perennials" are simply "perennials" to them. Each year I plant perennial plants like lavender, knowing that it will die in  
The Joy of Gardening is in the Dirt

The Joy of Gardening is in the Dirt

"Gardening is not for the faint of heart, and never has been," writes today's author, H. Ni Aódagain. Probably like you, I completely align with that statement from the piece  
10 Great Blossoms of Gardening Wisdom

10 Great Blossoms of Gardening Wisdom

My favorite thing about being a part of this community is the shared gardening wisdom. Today's piece, "10 Things I Learned from Gardening" is a fun and quirky list of  
The Joy of Indeterminate Cherry Tomatoes

The Joy of Indeterminate Cherry Tomatoes

Today's story reminds me of one cherry-tomato-heavy Summer: the indeterminate cherry tomatoes just wouldn't die. I had never seen anything like it. The cherry tomatoes were practically begging to be picked,  
Saving Seeds for Generations

Saving Seeds for Generations

I once read an article that said you can start saving seeds today that will supply your children's gardens. I never used to be up for saving seeds, but one