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may in the mountians

may in the mountians

So I think spring is my favorite. (This fall I’ll say fall’s my favorite.) But right now, spring is just too glorious. It’s so good to have warm and sunny days, and all the green back. We’ve had a couple cold snaps lately as we […]

5 of my favorite gardening books (and a couple i’m dying to read)

5 of my favorite gardening books (and a couple i’m dying to read)

{We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.}   The second best way to learn about gardening, aside from knowledgeable friends […]

what’s in my spring cold frame

what’s in my spring cold frame

  Last summer my sweet husband built me a cold frame! He made it nice and deep, long enough to house lots of plants, and made an ingenious sliding plastic panel top to cover it. I just told him that I would absolutely have to […]

seed starting 101

seed starting 101

      Right about now, is the perfect time for starting seeds inside. I am full on into the project myself and thought it might be helpful for someone if I shared how I do it. I am in no way an expert, I […]