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Truck Farm – a Garden in a Truck

A few nights ago my Master Gardeners group had a movie night at their vegetable demo garden. We slung an old canvas Read more..

Four Cute Ideas

I love volunteering in other people’s gardens because they always have great ideas that I could never come up Read more..

The Sweetness of Cabbages and Carrots

The Cabbages have really crept up on me this year. It seems like yesterday that I was wondering if they would heart up Read more..

Chelsea Flower Show

Heading home from a lovely time at Chelsea Flower Show. There seemed to be lots of Strawberries in unusual places this Read more..

Planting Potatoes in Colorado

While visiting family in Fort Collins, Colorado I watch Grandpa Roy plant some Potatoes. It was interesting and Read more..


Bought these gorgeous Ranunculus for my sister in law. They are a lovely unusual peach colour and look amazing in this Read more..

Salad in Vacuum Jars

While visiting Papa and Grandma Diane I learned a nice little trick for preparing salads ahead of time using a Mason Read more..

Today I …

Helped assemble orders for the Incredible Edibles vegetable plant sale tomorrow here in Portland. I also got to do a Read more..

Friends of Trees

Here in Portland there is a group called Friends of Trees. If you want to plant some trees in your garden or on the Read more..

Spring Crocus

Because, I have inherited my garden I have little idea what’s planted in it – the ornamental part of it Read more..