The Beginner’s Guide to Edible Herbs

  Book Title: The Beginner’s Guide to Edible HerbsSubtitle: 26 Herbs Everyone Should Grow & EnjoyAuthor: Charles W. G. SmithGenre: GardeningISBN:978-1-60342-528-5Publisher: Store PublishingSuggested Retail Price: $12.95 The local food movement is flourishing and gardeners are looking for plants to expand and complement their vegetable gardens.  The Beginner’s Guide to Edible herbs features in-depth profiles and […]

Grow Great Grub: Organic Food from Small Spaces by Gayla Trail

Book Title: Grow Great GrubSubtitle: Organic Food from Small SpacesAuthor: Gayla TrailGenre: GardeningISBN: 978-0-307-45201-6Publisher: Clarkson Potter/PublishersSuggested Retail Price: $19.99 Your patio, balcony, rooftop, front stoop, windowsill, or planter box is a potential fresh food garden waiting to happen.  In this book, Gayla Trail, the founder of the leading online gardening community, shows you how […]

Product Review: Journals Unlimited, Inc. Garden Journal

You know how every year when you plant your garden you tell yourself you’re going to write down what variety you planted where & how well it did?  You know how you have great intentions of keeping track of varieties from year to year and you jot things down and then lose them? Or worse […]

How to Choose Sundials as Useful Garden Decorations

Have you ever thought about useful garden decorations? I love my gardens. They’re peaceful and relaxing, and I love walking through them in the summer and enjoying the birds and flowers and the scents of my herbs.  Last fall, I was feeling like something was missing from my gardens but I couldn’t figure out what […]

How to Start Seeds For Your Garden Inside

Do you know how to start seeds for your garden inside? In Vermont, our growing season is fairly short.  Because of that, many vegetables need to be planted as plants directly into the garden after the last frost date which for us is May 25th.  These plants tend to include vegetables like tomato, pepper, Brussels […]