I’m better at container gardening this year

Two months in. Here's the bright update on our container plants: All are still alive and thriving. We remember to water regularly and to pinch off over-abundant leaves and yellow ones. One thing I'm learning to do is overcome my discomfort at pruning. I feel that the plants should be untouched while they are growing, … Continue reading I’m better at container gardening this year

Another attempt at summer container- gardening for this Black Thumb Gardener

For us, summer requires some sort of gardening. This will be our fourth annual attempt, and I dearly hope our plants will survive - maybe into early autumn. What I lack in skill is made up in perseverance and enthusiasm. My kids and I started this project shopping for basic gardening supplies, planters, and vegetable … Continue reading Another attempt at summer container- gardening for this Black Thumb Gardener