THIS year!  Is finally The Year! After ages and ages and ages of planning a Real Garden, we’ve finally tilled the soil and sprouted seeds.

Choosing Plants and Choosing Plots

My seed catalog from Baker Creek arrived today, which is pretty exciting.  I’m still eagerly awaiting the arrival of my Seed Savers Exchange and Seeds of Change catalogs, so I’m not quite ready to make my selections, but I’m already dreaming of what I’ll choose.  I sat outside with a view of the back yard […]

Have You Ordered Your 2014 Seed Catalogs Yet?

It’s all happening!!  Almost time to watch the temps begin to rise–as hard as that seems when we’re all hunkered down waiting for snow to hit Atlanta one. more. time this year (and people on the streets/in the grocery stores acting like fools who have clearly seen more than their share of ice this season). […]

Simple Garden

It has been a while since we’ve been able to put in a real garden.  Last summer, we lived in a rental house.  The summer before, we were “on the market,” and didn’t think it was wise to dig up part of the yard for a garden that a potential homeowner might not want.  And […]

Volunteer Tomato

We never did get around to putting in a garden this year.  When we moved into our house, the backyard was a disaster, random baby trees dotted everywhere and no actual grass, just weeds and sad lumps of cast-off…stuff.  It needed an overhaul, and while my eyes are generally on the interior of the house, […]