The Farmhouse Garden

Zen Fairy Garden

Zen Fairy Garden

Every day, I stare out my office window at this one weird little corner of the garden that backs up to the base of one of our deck supports. It’s kind of just a random little spot, and was always quite barren, and frankly, ugly. And it was stressing me […]

Vertical Herbs

Vertical Herbs

I have been kind of obsessed with vertical gardens ever since I got my hands on Chris McLaughlin’s Vertical Vegetable Gardening (Alpha Books). Afterall, we live on a small suburban lot with very limited gardening space, and a lot of fences and walls. My garden goals include eventually making as many of […]

For the Love of Bathroom Plants

For the Love of Bathroom Plants

Houseplants. You either love them, or you love them and somehow murder them with good intentions. Or you’re completely indifferent and probably aren’t reading this blog post. Carry on! My love of houseplants started pretty early on and is wholly and unquestionably the fault of Laura at Olive and Love. When […]

Garden Brain

Garden Brain

There is a moment every almost-Spring when I become painfully useless at doing anything other than being in the garden. If I’m not in the garden, then I’m probably near a window looking onto it, doing that awkward open-mouthed stare that makes everybody around me wonder how I get myself dressed […]