Create a Garden this Year for help with Stress in your Life

I had goals in 2017 to post each week ( which I plan on doing) but got side tracked due to some health issues. My health issues are not something that is life threatening. They are something many people deal with in life. I have often written on here about my “anxiety” attacks. They are…

Still here just treading in place!

To all my blogger friends (you know who you are), local gardeners and some new people who just signed up to read my blog. I have not disappeared off the face of the earth, but I have been on “no post” zone for nearly half the year. I have no excuse just life got in…

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,…

Do you ever find life repeats itself?

I am busy right now potting up plants for people, germinating native plants, putting in Purple Passion Asparagus, Red Haven Peach, American Plum, Elderberry, Aronia Berries, Brazel Berry Blueberry, Triple Crown + Chester Blackberries, strawberries, Honey Berries, and Hinnomaki Red Gooseberry. I have not had any time to sit down to write a post or…

Do you know about battling stress with Lemon Balm Tea?

After I had been diagnosed with cancer in 2000, I started having issues with “stress and anxiety” in my life. I mentioned this to my doctor years ago, and she prescribed a drug called Zoloft. I tried it for a few weeks, and it did make me feel better, but the thought of having to…

Grow your own from seed

When you learn to grow from seed your plants, you are no longer dependent on what the local nursery/garden center sells each season. A whole new variety of annual/perennial edible foods can be grown right where you live in the city. I grow all my annual vegetables, herbs and flowers from seed and do not…

You can live an organic life in the city

What is a city? What defines a city? According to Webster Dictionary, a city is a place where people live and work that is larger or more important than a town. Different countries define what a city or town is, so take a closer look at where you live. Where are you located in proximity…