Do you know about The American Humane Certified program?

I live in an urban area, and there is one fact we all have to accept; We can’t grow all our food in the city. Many people try, but it comes down to making choices. You have to select what you can grow best on your city lot. Most city dwellers have small growing areas,…

Spring Kale

  It seems inevitable that I do a post or two about Kale in our Urban Potager each growing season. I remember about ten years ago going to the local Farmer Market on a weekly basis to purchase Kale. I needed to get there bright and early just as the market opened, for only a…

Are you surrounded by green inside?

I am!!! All my spring annual vegetables, herbs and flowers are taking over my life. Hectic time of year but I love it! I am sure it is busy for all of you that are growing from seed. Years ago, I started my spring crops either too early or too late. After many years of…

Elementary my dear,it is a citified kitchen garden

Since I first learned to read I have been a big mystery fan. I love the challenge of trying to figure out “who done it.” I do not watch too much tv, but what TV I do watch is many mysteries. I am a big fan since childhood of Sherlock Holmes, so when they have…

In the MUCK of life perseverance prevails!

In the MUCK of life beauty comes forth from periods of hardship and boy has this winter been a hardship in our gardens.We have had one of the longest, coldest, + most snow fallen in decades. After weeks of below freezing winter, the muck in our life can last too long and it seems as…