Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. Celebrate Earth Day by enjoying nature and maybe a fun […]
Its time to start thinking about your vegetable garden, regardless of whether or not you are a new or a seasoned gardener planning ahead makes all the difference in success and enjoyment of your garden. I like to call this time Vegetable Garden Spring Fever. Most people start out as a weekend gardener with limited […]
Gardening is a never ending education. No matter how long you have been a gardener a day or years, you will always learn something new and be challenged. The best place to learn is from other gardeners, people who are as passionate about growing and planting as you. I have been fortunate enough to be […]
A look back at my garden from 2013 so I can look forward to 2014. Yesterday my first seed catalog arrived in the mail. I am one of those strange people that find this quite exciting. I wait until all my favorite seed catalogs arrive, Johnny’s, Harris, Jung, Gurney’s. I sit down with my post […]
I had a few rhizomes (root of Iris) that I planted over the weekend, planting this late in the season is risky. Ideally the best time to plant Iris in zone 6 is in September-October. Though the window here has closed on planting Bearded Iris you may still be able to do so where you […]
This week my friend Liz who is a beekeeper by profession spoke to the local garden club about beekeeping and how important gardeners are to the bees. Liz’s belief is that there are not enough local wild flowers for the bees in the more manicured neighborhoods and the bees suffer there more than the […]
Hi, I am Amy, and I am a confessed Food Lover, Garden Addict and Photo Junkie!
During the day you can find me in my garden or kitchen, and most likely my camera won’t be far. When I am not at home I like to head to the gym, or stretch out at hot yoga. I didn’t really start cooking and baking until I got married and I needed to feed my family!