Category Archives: Gardening Nitty-Gritty

The Mistakes I Made This Year

The “year of renovation and renewal” for my garden was an ambitious project. I had two gardens that were useless, one because of weeds and the other because of its construction – filled with gravel, rocks and buried stepping stones … Continue reading

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Your Least Favorite Gardening Chore? Mine: Watering

On Facebook I just asked people what their least favorite regular household chore is, and my own answer was “cleaning the cat litter boxes.” That got me to thinking about garden chores and which one I hate most. The answer: … Continue reading

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Mistakes I Made This Year

The “year of renovation and renewal” for my gardens and home was an ambitious project. I had two gardens that were useless, one because of weeds and the other because of its construction. I wanted both of those fixed. One, … Continue reading

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Summer Gardening – It’s Too Darn Hot!

I’ve mentioned often that I’m heat- and sun-intolerant. As I remember, this started in my teens. I remember going out in my bathing suit to lie on the deck at home and try to get some tan. After a very … Continue reading

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Renovating a Weed-Choked Garden Bed

One of my first planned projects for my “year of renewal and renovation” was to clean up a small island bed that sits between the two halves of my driveway, out at the street end, that was almost buried in … Continue reading

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