This post may include affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I’ll earn a small fee at no extra cost to you.This question usually comes up when friends take a look at the garden. There’s sometimes more interest in the garden “accessories” than in the plants themselves! Garden Box Strings We have a great backyard at our house, but the swimming pool takes up about 80% of it. The garden
Last summer’s garden, tucked in the far corner of the yard. There’s a lot going on in this small space! I hear this question all the time. Friends will start to read about gardening and then become paralyzed by all the decisions they think they have to make! Don’t stress. All you need to get started is sun, water, and dirt. Sun Yes, plants need lots of sun to grow.
On Friday, I went with friends to the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. “But wait!” you say. “She is a vegetable gardener, not a flower gardener! Whatever will she do in a flower garden?” I was in luck. The current exhibit is called “Edible Expeditions” and it featured beautiful, edible plants from around the world. While I haven’t eaten all of these (monster fruit? dragon eyes?)
Yes, I am known for being thrifty. Now, there are some things that I can’t do without, like having lunch with the girls at work, or buying Skippy instead of the store brand. But the price for some things just boggles my mind. Which brings me to dishwasher soap. Even with a great coupon and a sale at Target, it comes out to 30 cents a load! I knew I