I’m happy to be taking part in a virtual book tour for Handmade Garden Projects, a new book from Timber Press and author Lorene Edwards Forkner. I had the opportunity to meet Lorene and tour her wonderful Seattle garden last summer, and I was thrilled to see many snippets of Lorene’s very personal and whimsical […]
Download this free printable seed packet template and use to store the seeds you save from your garden.
Free printables and downloadable resources for garden planning, including a seed starting worksheet, a succession planting worksheet, and a printable seed packet pattern from the author of Small-Space Vegetable Gardens.
It was midsummer. Both my garden and local farmer’s markets were overflowing with succulent fruits and vegetables. Yet even as I enjoyed the bounty of the season, I felt anxious. How many more days would we have together? The peaches would be done in a week. The cherries were already long gone. And in a […]
Stumbled upon a cool site today that aims to help people beat their lawn addiction. Need a reason to kick the habit? Here are a few good ones. Ready to commit? Less Lawn can help you do it, either in baby steps or whole hog. There are lots of great articles – from methods of […]
Treehugger’s How To Go Green Guides (comprehensive how-tos on everything from greening your dishwasher to your sex life) have a new chapter: How to Green your Gardening. I’m so glad to see this great green site spreading the green gardening gospel. While their Top 10 Tips aren’t anything new for old-hat organic gardeners, I’ll be […]
It’s another soggy day here in Vancouver, and because the weather report tells me I won’t be spending any time in my garden this weekend, I’m substituting actual gardening with the online version of a garden tour. I’m talking about Design Assistant, from CoastalLiving.com. It features all kinds of interior and outdoor rooms and treatments […]
City Farmer recently announced Sharing Backyards in Greater Vancouver, a website that aims to bring together people looking for a space to garden with those who have under-used backyards and are willing to share. Check it out.