garden spaces

  • Time to Really Learn About Gardening

    It’s February 1, 2018 and I’m on a mission.  My mission should be getting to bed, but not before I implore you to do one thing:  jot down your gardening goals for this year and start researching them THIS WEEKEND.  Year after year, for me, February 1 turns into May 1 in like, a millisecond […]

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  • Backyard Tour Part 5

    The last, final and LONGEST part of my yard tour! I tried- I really did- to keep this efficient and short- 😅. No can do, friends! Lots to see and say, I guess! Hope you find some inspiration 🌱 https://youtu.be/vExjH5Qf7RY        

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  • Backyard Tour Part 4

    I lied in the video, 😂, this is PART 4 of my yard tour! What can I say, there’s a lot to cover! Grab a beer, a 🍷 or a soda ….here we go!

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  • Jelly Melon Review

    So, I grew myself some Jelly Melons!  What are those, you ask?  Well I’ve made a little video just for that question :

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  • Backyard Tour Part 3

    For your viewing pleasure, I present to you the 3rd (of 5) leg of my yard tour.

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  • The New Suburban Yard Model

    Okay, so I hope this will be the new model for yards in the suburbs!  This is the first of maybe 5 (?) videos of my yard, as requested by a few friends and family, much to my delight!  When I share what I’ve done over the last several years to our yard, it’s not […]

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  • What to do About Transplant Shock

    As I’ve been moving and shaking things up in my yard, I decided to move my Golden Elderberry to a better spot.  I stayed a good distance out from the base of the bush so I could try to get most of the main roots and was shocked that the roots weren’t a little more […]

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  • Guilding a Food Forest

    Okay, that was a stolen play on words, coming from the fella that inspired our front yard transformation, Michael Judd, the author of Edible Landscaping. Since I’m learning as I go – and I’m trying to learn fast -the short of it is that we’ve built a “forest guild” or a “food forest” of sorts. […]

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  • The Last Raspberries of the Season

    It’s the last week of October here in Columbus and the last raspberries are hanging on.  It’s a sad day. So luckily, I have an everbearing type of raspberry, which is why we’re getting a fall harvest.  Side note:  when you plant any kind of food, especially a kind that’s a perennial/biennial, mark down what […]

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  • Celery On A Sill

    Easy breezy way to grow celery?  When you cut off the root end of the celery, aka “the butt” (says me), just stick it in a glass or cup of water, set it in your window sill and…….voila!  Little celery sprouts! Once they develop a few decent roots, I plant them in a pot on […]

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