Everyone who knows me well, knows that I love growing food. Even if I’m doing it from the balcony of my apartment. Charlotte is home to Microfarm Organic Gardens, a… [Read More] about Visit to Microfarm Organic Gardens | Charlotte NC
Little Rock, Arkansas. Last time I was there was in the 70’s on a road trip to the Northeast. A few months ago, I was invited to attend a 2… [Read More] about Visit to P. Allen Smith Garden Home Retreat
Today is the first day of our Garden2blog event in Little Rock Arkansas hosted by P Allen Smith. Last night we all had some tense moments at the Capital Hotel… [Read More] about Garden2blog event begins!
Heads up! While photographing the nursery at Buchanan’s Native Plants this week, I captured so many beautiful pieces of statuary and it reminded me how important these are in creating… [Read More] about Heads Up: Focus on Statuary
Crape Murder! I wrote about this two years ago here and apparently things are no better in our neighbor. Here is a photo I took a few days ago of this… [Read More] about Butchered and Brutalized
Photos from my recent visit to Buchanan’s Native Plants in Houston. There were so many beautiful things to photograph. You can read the full story here. Enjoy macro shots from… [Read More] about Macro Monday: Photos From My Visit to Buchanan’s Native Plants
Update: 2021 I was saddened to read of the passing of Sandra and the closure of Sandy Oaks. She was a remarkable woman who built a beautiful destination. Hopefully, this… [Read More] about An Olive Orchard Grows in Texas
The Green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) is very common in the Gulf Coast area and it’s continued presence in the garden is a sign you are NOT using harmful pesticides. What… [Read More] about Beneficial Anole Lizard Shows It’s True Colors… But Which?
Garden insectaries lure more than beneficial insects, they lure photographers. It is a literal smorgasbord for the senses. I couldn’t help but stop by this informal insectary in my neighborhood…. [Read More] about Garden Insectary Lures More Than Beneficial Insects
During the Urban Harvest Organic Vegetable Series course this past spring, I had the opportunity to meet Diana Liga, a horticulturist and permaculture designer. She was an instructor for one… [Read More] about Garden Tour: Diana Liga Talks About Permaculture
Our Urban Harvest garden tour continues at the home of Dr. Bob Randall, Urban Harvest founder. He has been living at his home for 30 years. When I opened the car door,… [Read More] about Urban Harvest Garden Tour Part II – Dr. Bob Randall
It was a real treat last week to visit both Gary Edmondson’s and Dr. Bob Randall’s garden. It was garden tour given for those taking the Organic Vegetable Certification class… [Read More] about Urban Harvest Home Garden Tour Part I