Container Gardens

Container Garden Week 7 Update

The container garden is doing wonderful! It's nice to finally get most everything planted and growing well. We've had temperatures in the upper 80's and low 90's the past few days, and forecast for the next couple of days, with heat index over 100°. So...I am really surprised at how everything has grown as much… Continue reading Container Garden Week 7 Update

Container Gardens

Container Garden, Week 4 Update

The day after the Week 3 Update was posted, it rained. And rained. And rained.  Long, slow and soaking rain. The perfect rain! Almost two inches of rain! Low grumbling thunder for special effects. Perfect! There's just something about a slow rain that makes plants grow better, in my humble opinion. Unlike two days later with… Continue reading Container Garden, Week 4 Update

Container Gardens · Senior Gardening

Container Garden, Update Week 2

Didn't get much done with the container garden this past week, but I have several really good excuses reasons. Still doing a lot of yard and garden prep work getting ready for the summer season. I seriously worked myself like a rented mule, or at least it felt like it. Our Master Gardener Association 9th Annual Plant… Continue reading Container Garden, Update Week 2

Container Gardens · Senior Gardening

Container Gardening, Week 1

If time, space and energy are keeping you from gardening, then container gardening is just what you need! Once set up, they are so easy to maintain. You will have less weeding and maybe less watering. And plenty of fresh vegetables! Due to health reasons, if it weren’t for the containers, I could no longer… Continue reading Container Gardening, Week 1

Container Gardens · Inspiration

Miss Margaret’s Garden

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. – Audrey Hepburn... I am reminded of this quote when I think of myself and my circle of friends getting older. Especially in regards to a dear elderly friend. In spite of all of our aches and pains, we keep planting seeds: seeds of kindness, seeds… Continue reading Miss Margaret’s Garden