Posts Tagged ‘gardener’

A Gardener’s Christmas Wish List

Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Mrs. Claus is on the ball this year. Gifts for our three blue-eyed elves are wrapped and ready to go under the tree. I don’t know who is more excited for Christmas, me or the girls. I have never been this prepared, and it’s difficult to manage the anticipation for Santa’s big day. Santa on the other hand, is still shopping for Mrs. Claus. I am supposed to be writing my Christmas wish list, so being the multi-tasker that all moms are, I am combining a blog entry while at the same time, creating my Christmas wish list (a list for all gardeners). (more…)

Fighting Flood Waters

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011
One of my oldest, dearest, childhood friends, Tina, married a farmer and is living the farm life in western Iowa. During our youth, she spent many hours on our farm. Tina thrived on fresh air and the nature that one can experience being in the country. She still embraces these things as she is a naturalist at a state park and a farmer. (more…)

How to Plant and Fertilize Tomatoes

Friday, May 27th, 2011
As you may recall in March I started tomato seeds inside. I wanted to prove to myself that I could successfully start plants from seed. I often hear master gardeners talk about their seed starting success; I guess I wanted to be just like them. Ha!! (more…)