Gardening

Farming is Hip in Maine + New England
I love this! Turns out farming is hip in New England. Across the region. Young adults are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading. The region’s small size makes it easy for farmers and consumers to connect at farm markets and st…
Crab Grass Is Making Renee Nelson VERY Crabby
I have some hilly areas of my yard and I have been putting in planting like hostas and day lilies. Plants that are hardy and take the abuse and lack of attention they will receive from me and Mother Nature. (I admit it, I am lazy) But the crab grass is taking over my planning areas!  And I am c…
May 4th is Naked Gardening Day
Hold on to your bugbane, fairy wands and red hot poker Saturday, May 4th is the 10th annual World Naked Gardening Day!  People around the world are encouraged to garden ‘au natural’.
Six Plants and ONE Red Pepper
No kidding. ONE RED PEPPER out of six plants. It is a very handsome red pepper. But since it was the only one from these six plants, it should be. I had one cucumber vine and had a bunch of cukes. That is a good return on investment. Now tomatoes, IKES!  I ended up with a bunch of these li…