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From My Garden to Yours

The initial 20 percent of effort during any project will accomplish 80 percent of the intended goals.

Slow gardening: taking the time to garden right

From My Garden to Yours

When I ask fellow travelers about their projects, they usually describe their gardens in terms of size, shape and limitations.

Creative gardening

From My Garden to Yours

While interacting with the reality surrounding us at our homes, we frequently practice the principles of permaculture.

Permaculture

Last call

Growing seasons encircling the calendar offer certain advantages to Central Florida gardeners, but the details bring the bliss back to reality.

Growing seasons encircling the calendar offer certain advantages to Central Florida gardeners, but the details bring the bliss back to reality.

From my garden to yours

Just a few degrees of temperature difference can spell survival for many plants for the whole year.

Time to “make hey”

From my garden to yours

Produce from my Sundew Gardens is now available online.

Nano-gardening

From my garden to yours

I both focus on avoiding the negative and attracting the positive

Gardening Resolutions

From my garden to yours

The best plan would have been to start the crops soon enough to reap a harvest by now.

Cold rain and snow

From my garden to yours

Keeping it simple for the holidays is the only way to maintain any semblance of sanity.

Cooking with the harvest

From my garden to yours

I will admit to never having much success at growing spinach.

Eat to the beet

From my garden to yours

The customers of my pick-your-own business help in reaping the harvest

People: the ultimate crop

From my garden to yours

A wide spectrum of salad greens can be reaped in a short period of time with minimal effort.

Spectrum of salad greens

From my garden to yours

Iceberg lettuce is not the variety we should grow

‘Salad days’ are here

From my garden to yours

The essence of time and money applied to the refuge of our garden is an unwelcomed mantra.

Return on investment

From my garden to yours

Fish emulsion enhances compost and compost tea in my garden’s fertilizer schedule.

Fishy fertilizer