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As we garden where it’s high and oh so dry…where the deer and the buffalo roam.

Yes, Virginia, there are more seeds on their way to my garden. A friend of mine once said, "It is important to examine your intentions." Keeping that in mind, upon close examination, it is my intent to have one kick butt Victory Garden in 2009....

I accepted the challenge of our "across the pond garden pal," Veg Plotting. Who would I invite to dinner, gardeners that is? Hmmmmmm. I spent a few days on this, and I had a list so long, decided I would have to do a...

a porcelain berry vine vitus purpurea echinacea 'Tomato Soup' rock retaining wall completed and area replanted for the nth time, rethink driveway planting bed: less messy, more distinctive, dramatic! Canon 10 mp camera w/groovy lens put up the wagon wheel on its post so it stands as a sculpture make a blue...

How the day went: As predicted, a serious cellphone breakdown today in DC. I could get cell service but couldn't keep a call going. Then it went downhill from there. We were in our BLUE line for 1 hour and 45 minutes AFTER a two mile...

I am in Washington DC for the Inauguration of Barack Obama. The atmosphere is jubilant, thoughtful, kind, and well-mannered. I had two very powerful moments today. Please know, that in relating this stories, I don't mean to sound patronizing. Friends and I were walking through the Crystal...

Once a month our sassy, indefatigable head hoe, Carol of May Dreams Gardens, leads us around the garden on a voyage of discovery. "Show me your blossoms!" she demands. As compliant, willing, giddy gardeners, we do our best to comply. NEVERMINDthat some of us are...

I offer up this bit of prose from Ms. Diane Janes-Tucker for January 1, 2009. NOW IS THE TIME Now is the time to take off the mask and open your eyes, to look into the face of darkness, to step out of the muddy ruts and forge ahead. Now...

Even if you kick your feet and scream NO! I’ll bet most of you do a teensy weensy bit of reflection on where you’ve been and where you are headed in the New Year. In January, I reviewed the trends, made up my mind and...