Category Archives: raised garden beds

Vegetable Gardening in Raised Beds

Do you vegetable garden in raised beds? I do. Over the years I’ve grown¬†vegetables in beds made out of everything from pine boards to bluestone. The beds I’ve raised my organically grown vegetables in over the past 17 or so … Continue reading

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Dirty Knees and a Happy Heart Derailed By Freezing Temps!

Last week the sun was shining and I wandered around my gardens looking for signs of Spring, of life. It’s an annual ritual: A gardener looking for her garden. The good news? All my old friends are beginning to stir! … Continue reading

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N.J. Flower & Garden Show 2012: Whimsical and Clever

What brings together garden club members from all over the state of New Jersey? What brings top-notch garden designers and landscape architects/contractors together from all over the state of New Jersey? What gathers unique and charming boutique owners and other … Continue reading

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A Positive Sign Led to a Garden Cleanup

This morning I went to my beloved dentist Dr. K for a checkup. I was fully prepared to be hooked, poked and generally put through my pain paces for a good 30 minutes as he scraped, buffed and polished me … Continue reading

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Chuck the To Do List and Start a Spring Garden Cleanup

This morning I went to my beloved dentist Dr. K for a checkup. I was fully prepared to be hooked, poked and generally put through my pain paces for a good 30 minutes as he scraped, buffed and polished me … Continue reading

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