February is shrug the shoulders month. The grass gives off an unhealthy pallor, bird songs sound desperate, and winter clings on, decorating the land with inconvenient frostings. Since February could care less, the gardener should also ignore the month whose only claim to fame is Leap Year. This is a great time to venture outside and commence the garden cleaning for the bounty to come. It's also an advantageous moment for seed catalog memorization,as well as bullying … [Read more...] about Fabulous February Fun aka Meticulous Garden Cleaning
Winter is a great time for... Writing memoirs for no one but yourself. Turning on family members after being snowed in for two weeks. Losing nerve endings permanently due to frostbite. It also can remind you to start some preservation techniques before the whiteout commences. Perhaps one of the easier winter preps for outdoor gardens is in the herb bed. Before the season of discontent begins, look around at your herb garden. See all that green? … [Read more...] about Up Yours Winter! Or How I Saved the Herb Garden from Freezing.