Know any brides who put a beautiful set of planters on their wedding registry? I do — this millennial green thumb, right here! Emily has wasted no time in turning the house she shares with her husband into a beautiful, thriving home. And I mean thriving! Look at how lush and healthy her plants are!! Let’s see what advice she has to share with the … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month – Emily
Are you a part of the rat race that is corporate America? (or any other part of the world for that matter) Do you find yourself struggling to make time for anything other than work? Stressed? Overwhelmed? Need a break? Maybe it’s time for you to take a page out of Andrew’s book and give gardening a try. Multiple studies have revealed the therapeutic benefits … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month – Andrew
If you have ever participated in a community garden then you know one of the best parts is walking around and observing each gardener’s masterpiece. It is a place where they can come to freely express themselves and there is a great deal to be learned from their efforts. One of my favorite things to do when I visit our local community garden, where I … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month – Amee
I am thrilled to announce that I will be featuring some of my fellow millennial gardeners over the coming weeks. As much as I enjoy sharing my gardening experiences with all of you, in hopes that I am helping you navigate your own green journey, I think it is critically important to consult a variety of sources when learning any new skill. I have therefore … Continue reading Millennial Gardener Feature Month – Intro
I typically keep my posts information oriented but I would imagine it’s hard to find a source credible if you don’t know anything about their personal experiences. So, I’m going to give you a brief overview of myself as a gardener and then give you the rundown on how my garden is doing today. This little munchkin, digging in the dirt with her dad, holding … Continue reading Summer Kickstart Garden Highlights
My husband is not a gardener. He provides assistance when asked and has certain vegetables that he requests be included but otherwise the garden is my thing. That being said, he’s a good man who pretends to be interested as I ramble on about my plants’ progress whilst walking him by the hand through my garden to look at improvements that I am certain he … Continue reading Why plant flowers with your veggies?
It’s that time of year again. Mother’s Day is next weekend (hint hint) and Memorial Day is right around the corner. I’ve had a few friends reach out for tips and tricks about potting up spring flowers so I thought I’d share a few with all of you. It is a relatively easy task that can be a fun activity to share with friends and … Continue reading Potting Up Spring Flowers
At this point you have decided on a gardening style that suits your desires and meets your lifestyle requirements. You’ve prepared a gardening environment, be it pots, raised beds or a nicely tilled plot, and you’re ready for the exciting part — buying SEEDS!! (the clouds part, crepuscular rays shine down and angelic singing can be heard) I get it, you’re excited!! Hold your horses, … Continue reading What does it all mean?
Like anything else in life, before you can establish a goal and devise a plan you must understand your motivation. Why do you want to garden? Do you want to provide organic produce for your family? Do you want fresh herbs so you can recreate your grandma’s famous recipe? Maybe you’d like to breath a little life into that desolate patio or teach your children … Continue reading Why do you want to garden?
As a young professional the idea of starting a garden of your own may seem daunting. Ever spent hours googling immaculate gardens only to find yourself feeling overwhelmed? Did you think, “I don’t have time for that” or possibly “that must be so expensive” or even the tried and true “maybe when I retire”?? You’re not alone. As a young professional who spends her time … Continue reading Why start a blog?