You pass on the love of gardening when you share with others….

I know my life as a mother is successful when I see my own children creating  their own gardens….Today I took time to read what others think…. In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own.  Alice Walker   Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for…

My Dirt(y) Little Secret

Originally posted on What the Ducks!:
I have a confession to make but please don’t tell anybody because I’m supposed to be one of those über-organic types who saves everything and crafts sweaters out of cat fur. I think, however, if I share this with my blog buddies I’ll probably feel a whole lot better.…

Biodiversity should be the heart of your garden, I am making it mine

The past 5 years, I have been replacing many of the “non-native” plants with “native” perennials on our city lot. I am trying to create a more natural landscape that invites + provide for local wildlife. For example, in my Modern Day Kitchen Garden/Urban Potager, I rotate crops throughout the season between garden beds or…

Let’s start at the VERY beginning with S-O-I-L + S-E-E-D

Do you remember the musical “Sound of Music. There was a song called, “Do Re Me”-I thought of this song when trying to explain  how to start an immunity garden….in the song Marie sings to the children…. “Do-Re-Mi Let’s start at the very beginning A very good place to start When you read you begin…