Welcome to my "all things plants" blog. These are my own personal observations, thoughts, and things I've found beneficial to me. Please comment and contribute.

“To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” -Gandhi

Sunday, December 25, 2011

winter garden

some pictures of my in-progress greenhouse. YAY!!!

some plants that are actually still growing:

the purple cabbage is from compost! lol!

while sad that the year is done, I am excited for next year!!!! yay I have already received my seeds from Bakers Creek and am thinking about ordering some more from Gurneys.... still thinking on that one.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Seed catalogs!

what can be better than something hot to drink and a slow lookie loo in seed catalogs as you dream of your next years garden? maybe saving a tree or two...

(try code: SANTA12 for free shipping for orders over $40, not sure if still works)


SEED SAVERS; some online exclusives

WHAT COM SEED COMPANY; some unusual seeds

JOHNNY'S SELECT SEEDS; many smaller size packets


SO many more out there!

and there is no waiting for online catalogs, lol!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Amazon ebooks for free

If you go HERE you will find ebooks for free. Scroll down a bit and there will be MORE free suggestions. I just picked up almost fifty new ebooks on all kinds of subjects. I have Kindle for PC (also free).

Helpful herbs for health and beauty