To ensure that you (and I) have time to actually garden, I don’t tend to provide endless updates on the state of my mesclun, mind or marriage (for the record – fairly spicy, fairly sound, fairly stable). Instead, the Small Town Gardener is a collection of some of my columns mixed with tips, advice and resources for managing and enjoying your garden month-to-month.
So for the moments when you aren’t up to your calves in compost, you can read or listen to my latest articles below, check out new updates and fun links on the right, and subscribe to the Facebook page to alert you to other articles and tips that aren’t posted here. Are you a Mid-Atlantic gardener? This Month’s Garden will give you an idea of what you should be thinking about right now.
A garden doesn’t have to be perfect. It doesn’t have to be large. And in the middle of August, it doesn’t even have to be green. It just has to be yours. Your balcony, your patio, your rented city lot or ten acre deer preserve. Whatever you garden, wherever you garden – join me as we plunge our hands in the earth and begin to reconnect.
Cool news from the National Gardening Research Center – three out of four American households are picking up the trowel and plunging in. Over 90 million households did lawn and/or garden related projects last year and 6 million of them […]