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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

This is the time of year we reflect on the previous year and make plans for the year ahead. As I plan my posts for 2018, it is fun to look back to find which ones were the most popular in 2017, the posts that caught your attention more than others. I hope you enjoy another look at… Continue reading Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Vegetable Gardening

Learn the language of seed catalogs.

It’s like Christmas in January for gardeners. Every day Santa, disguised as the mailman, delivers seed catalogs. They pile up by the bedside or on the coffee table. Highlighter in hand, we mark new varieties we would like to try and old favorites we can’t go a season without. Pages are dog eared; lists are… Continue reading Learn the language of seed catalogs.

Garden Planning · Vegetable Gardening

It’s seed catalog time!

I don’t grow a lot of plants from seed, but the seed catalogs that arrive in my mailbox in January are like treasured friends, a sign that spring will come again. I turn their pages relishing the colorful photos and mouth-watering descriptions of each and every plant. I examine vegetables I don’t like with almost… Continue reading It’s seed catalog time!