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Blooming-May

• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Lavander
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium

Harvesting-May

• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb
• Parsley
• Strawberries

           

A Sustainable Year in the Garden

Australian Plants are Drought Tolerant

Australian Plants are Drought Tolerant

I wrote some garden resolutions a few years ago for our local newspaper and the ones regarding sustainability are still relevent. We hear the word “sustainable” referring to buying food grown close to home, using less energy, and generally, demanding less of the environment in our daily life. Sustainability […]

A Gardener's New Year's Resolutions

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Gardeners are dreamers. They spend much of their time visualizing the shape and colors that are sure to come. They plan, sketch, list, shop, organize and arrange for the future. The New Year is the time to take stock of your garden and make choices as to what you might do differently in the coming […]

Resolutions For A More Sustainable Garden

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I spend a lot of time staring into space this time of year. I may look as if I have nothing on my mind, but on the contrary, I am visualizing how to make each portion of my garden more sustainable, less labor intensive, more drought tolerant, more naturally beautiful.

As a passionate gardener, I […]