Planting the autumn garden

My dear friend and garden writer, Debra Prinzing, beat me to the scoop that Renee’s Garden Seeds were on sale, a lovely 30% discount. Go to her website,, and when you have pulled together an order of vegetables and herbs and maybe even a few flower seeds for next year, enter the SECRET CODE: SALE09 and your discount will be applied. I just saved myself 10 bucks.


I even bought a packet of green beans, supposedly maturing in 55 days. That’s cutting it close when our first hard frost date is mid-October – but hey, I am a gardener and therefore an experimenter/optimist.