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Egg Carton Gardens

I’ve seen egg cartons used for many things. Once, a friend and I used them…

Late August and many tomatoes are still green! It's hard to be patient! (photo by author)

Tomato Troubles

This has not been a great summer for tomatoes here in the Northeast. We’ve had,…

Hedgehog cacti emerging from Bursage.

Cacti and Nurse Plants

As you walk through the desert, there are many opportunities to view the striking cacti…


The Many Faces of Mint

  I love the texture, the smell, the beauty of herbs.  Cooking and learning about…