Jennifer Prince, left, and Deborah Miuccio test our new Wildwood garden clothing line.
In 2013, Jennifer managed vegetable and fruit gardens on our Burlington, VT, campus. She is also a frequent contributor to this blog.
We asked two of our most active “in-the-dirt” gardeners to try out some of the clothing in our new Wildwood lin [...]
I grow my own fruits and vegetables for all sorts of reasons. Growing food is fun, rewarding, saves money, and adds amazing taste and beauty into my life. And, for health concerns, I know exactly where my food came from and what went into producing it.
So how come I can’t have the right to know what’s in the food I buy in the [...]
Zephyr Summer Shirt: Our new gardening clothing feels breezy and cool. Special fabric fends off the sun.
We’re proud to introduce our new line of hard-working, easy-wearing gardening clothes for women.
Finally, enjoy the freedom to do what you love in feel-good garden wear that moves with you. With plentiful pockets and clever coverage, [...]
Wild parsnip, growing in a meadow.
A walk through a lovely meadow can quickly turn painful if you unwittingly brush against certain plants. Many of us learned to recognize poison ivy and poison oak by the admonition, “Leaves of three, leave it be.” But wild parsnip is another one to watch out for.
A few years ago I was growing flo [...]
Cynthia Fowser’s door, with a close-up of one of the arrangements, at left
Thanks to everyone who entered the 2013 Door Decor photo contest. Here are the winners:
First Prize: Cynthia Fowser, Pennsville, NJ
The $250 prize goes to a woman who lives on Christmas Tree Lane. “All materials were gathered from my yard and surrounding wo [...]
You can see my patio take shape in a Flickr slide show.
Every year, I try to take on one big garden project. A few years ago, the project was a round patio, designed to accommodate a dining table we’d purchased. Our backyard was already set up as a series of outdoor rooms, but adding this new “floor” was transformat [...]
At this time of year, it’s easy to find yourself with a few new houseplants. They’re the outdoor plants that you can’t bear to toss out as winter weather arrives.
Rubber grids help ensure high humidity yet keep pots from sitting in water.
With bright light and cool temperatures, camellias will bloom [...]
My place: I am going to add a front porch this summer.
In February, Deborah Norton of Acworth, GA, shared a photo of her shed, above, on our Facebook page. “Repainted my potting shed this past summer. I have an old chandelier inside that provides light; running water and shelves with light for starting seedlings. This month, I added my [...]