Tag : Planting

Transplanting Seedlings vs. Direct Sowing Seeds

  Should you chuck seeds straight into the garden or grow them in modules or seedling trays first? Knowing where and how to plant could be the factor that takes your garden from good to great. First, it’s important to…

4 Comments / 890 View / February 8, 2017

Finding New Life Through Gardening

  It’s no secret that gardening is good for us. Studies consistently show that tending a garden reduces stress and lowers risk of disease associated with aging. You may have also heard that cities with more trees have less crime…

2 Comments / 302 View / April 4, 2016

How to Grow More Vegetables with Less Space

  The secret to growing more in less space starts with love. What do you love to eat? What can you add to your life that will immediately elevate everyday living? What do you want more of in your life?…

2 Comments / 973 View / March 21, 2016

A Local Nursery: Shelburne Vermont

  Just last week, I was driving down a country lane in Shelburne, Vermont when I found this little nursery — tucked away from the road and otherwise understated except for the profusion of wreaths adorning the front entrance. I…

0 Comments / 38 View / December 24, 2015

Grow What You Love and Pass It On

  In gardening, as in life, I say, GROW WHAT YOU LOVE. Find the things that make you happy and grow them. Lots of them. If I ever hesitated with a task my mother, not usually sporting the mouth of a sailor, would…

2 Comments / 272 View / February 17, 2015

How To Make Seed Bombs: Spread the Love

Seed bombs are neat little packages of seeds, compost and clay. They’re fab to make and even better to spread and watch grow. Cast them throughout your yard, garden, or neglected stretches of your neighborhood. Think of it as an…

2 Comments / 899 View / December 8, 2014