Tag Archive: landscape

Transitions: Saying Goodbye to My Summer Garden

The garden is beginning its transition. Tomato production is coming to an end; the Italian Heirloom and Juane Negib varieties purchased at the CCMG Annual Tomato Sale are spent, leaving only the Stupice… Continue reading

April/May Wind-Down

Who knew that choosing what type of cultivation to use for landscape plantings or food crops took such forethought? A friend of mine, who is quite a good gardener, posted a photo of… Continue reading

Sidebar: My Strawberry “Patch” Misadventure

One of the DIY projects making the rounds on-line is planting strawberries in gutters. The photos look so wonderful. A couple of my friends forwarded the projects to me because they thought this… Continue reading

Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, Critiquing I will Go; More on Raised Beds

I went on a garden tour yesterday. It was put on by the landscape architect who initially designed our yard. Six homeowners opened their gardens to strangers to raise money for several wonderful… Continue reading

That’s Amore: Lasagna Gardening

When the moon hits your eye Like a big pizza pie, that’s amore That’s amore When the world seems to shine Like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore . . . Sing… Continue reading

Sidebar: Helpful Drought Tips

The attached document was recently put together by the Contra Costa Master Gardeners, and I wanted to pass it along to anyone who is facing water scarcity this coming growing season. The document addresses the… Continue reading