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Hot Weather Tips – Reduce Stress on Your Plants

As I’ve mentioned in many posts, all plants appreciate a little protection in the form of shade from the blazing summer sun.

This is true for vegetables and perennials plants.

Fortunately, most of my garden (about 85%) – gets that shade. About 4 Pm shade moves into the lower end of my garden and within the next hour shade is within feet of the […]

Winter Preps for Spring & 9 Tips

January and February throw cold and wintry weather at us.  But here in Virginia we always get a few days mixed in that are reprieves from the cold which are most welcomed.

I seize those days to get basic tasks done so that when spring and planting is upon us, I’m not overwhelmed by garden tasks.

Here’s a list of 16 things I like […]