Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Andrea

As our final feature of 2020, it is my pleasure to introduce Andrea (and Ally). Andrea and I have chatted about her little garden throughout the season and her enthusiasm has been a breath of fresh air during these unprecedented times. She has embraced her failures as gracefully as her successes and she’s already looking forward to more challenges next season. Take a look! Name: … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Andrea

Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Katie

I’ve had the pleasure of making some new friends this year, one of which was the fabulous Ms. Katie Cole. She and her fellas had expressed interest in some of the pepper and tomato plants that I was starting from seed, so I handed off seedlings and from the looks of things they have done a fantastic job tending them! Let’s see how their 2020 … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Katie

Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Tara

Another glorious Tuesday, another fabulous feature! This radiant soul not only cultivated a thriving kitchen garden but she repurposed an old fence to build her own beautiful raised bed. Tara’s can-do attitude set her up for a successful first year of gardening here in the Mid-Atlantic; let’s see what she has growing! Name: Tara Jensen State: Maryland Grow Zone: 7a Gardening style (container, raised bed, … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Tara

Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Garrett

If you’ve been following along this year you’ll have read my post gloating about how my baby brother was (finally) giving gardening a try and how THRILLED I am about it. Like many first-time gardeners, he said he was going to start small and ended up with a full blown collection of herbs and vegetables. Let’s see how his first season is going, shall we? … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Garrett

Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Sonia

Hello all and welcome to our second feature of 2020! I am thrilled to introduce one of the strongest ladies I know. Being a soldier’s wife is not for the faint of heart and on top of all the challenges associated with the military lifestyle, this bombshell is the proud momma of three crazy boys! As if her fellas don’t keep her busy enough, she’s … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Sonia

Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – The Harveys

Many years ago I had the privilege of being this amazing couple’s waitress on their very first date. They’ve come a long way since then; thriving careers, marriage, a beautiful home, two adorable children and, of course, fabulous gardens! Ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure to introduce to you our first features and two of my favorite millennial gardeners, Megan and Ben. Name: Megan … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – The Harveys

Quick Tips 08.03.2020

My husband always asks questions as we meander through the garden and I share little tips and tricks with him. He suggested that I start sharing some “Quick Tips” with all of you, so I am going to attempt to share short and sweet posts containing a single useful tidbit of information. Today it’s about tomatoes. Many varieties of tomatoes are prone to splitting when … Continue reading Quick Tips 08.03.2020

Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Intro

Hello and happy August!! For any new readers, this is the month where I feature a handful of millennial gardeners in hopes that their combined experiences can help each of you with your own gardening journey. They are provided with a questionnaire and asked to submit their responses as well as some photos of their garden(s). I then piece together their post and let their … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month 2020 – Intro

Food for Thought: Sunflowers Are For The Birds

Literally. I mean besides the obvious fact that birds eat sunflower seeds. Sunflowers are, in every way, for the birds. Sure, they’re beautiful eye candy that adds a pop of color to any yard or garden, and the insects LOVE them. Bees, hover flies, June bugs, Assassin bugs, beetles of all kinds; you name it. But, to our feathered friends sunflowers are so much more … Continue reading Food for Thought: Sunflowers Are For The Birds