Fall Decor Ideas

All About Mums

This is an updated version of an article I wrote three years ago for a our local quarterly (zone 6b) Master Gardener Newsletter. Garden centers will soon be filling up with Chrysanthemums. They come in pinks, reds, rusts, deep plums, pure white or white blends, garnets, purples and, of course, yellows. They are absolutely beautiful… Continue reading All About Mums

Sweets & Treats

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with a Cake Mix

I'm sure you've heard the jokes about the "ring n' dash" mode of disposing of excess zucchini? Bag up a bunch of humongous zucchini, deliver to an unsuspecting neighbor's porch, ring the door bell and run...fast! I'm thankful we haven't had to resort to that. Our container garden has been doing well this year, without us… Continue reading Chocolate Zucchini Cake with a Cake Mix