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Means Something Different To A Gardener

Posted on August 9, 2013 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

by Carl


Ok, let's face it: we gardeners are a bit of a strange lot. I may be over simplifying things, but it seems to me that, generally speaking, we tend to be inquisitive by nature, kind of like to keep to ourselves for the most part as we do our own thing, and we often pay no never-mind to the non-gardeners in our midst. One indication of this last point is what I refer to as "garden speak": the ability to take perfectly reasonable, wel...

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Favorite Gardening Quotations

Posted on August 6, 2013 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (1)

by Carl


So here's an interesting question: how many lists can you come up with that contain quotations falling under a single topic that just happen to include those of (1) your favorite founding father (Jefferson), (2) your favorite president (Lincoln), and (3) your favorite modern day sci-fi author (Card)? And heck, throw in the likes of Cicero, Shaw, Kipling, Whitman, and Monet, just for good measure! Yep, you guessed it, the topic we a...

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Memories of the County Fair

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

by Rachel


I grew up in farm country. My grandfather farmed a small patch, with my father as his right hand man. That legacy was passed on and today, I enjoy and love all things farm. The county in which I was raised has always held a huge Mid-Winter Fair in February, with a large midway, many barns, and halls displaying a variety of curiosities and where young and old alike compete for a blue ribbon. Mom and dad took us as kids every year....

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Garden Trivia Pop Quiz

Posted on August 2, 2013 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

by Carl


We kick off our blog with a pop quiz, a simple set of 10 interesting questions about gardens and produce. Yes, I know, 10 is a bit boring, but hey, it's the first entry for the blog, and you gotta start somewhere, right? In the not-to-distant future, we'll be sure to mix things up a bit with top 7s and top 13s (honest!).


So without further ado, the top 10 fun trivia of a garden variety (compiled from a few of ...

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