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The Amazing Mint Revival!

Confession time: I’m not sure exactly when it happened, but the mint plant out front took a turn for the horrible. The leaves and stems turned dark brown and brittle, and nothing new was happening. My friend Kip assured me that mint is hard to kill, and that sometimes it looks dead when really it isn’t. It was reassuring, but my plan was to reclaim that pot over this past weekend, while I was doing other fun things in the garden.

I headed out front on Sunday, and saw an amazing thing…

September 24th

Fall Garden: Growing from Seed

This time around, instead of buying plants, I decided to start my fall garden from seed!

Since I’ve never grown from seed before, I needed to figure out how to grow everything I planted. In case any of you picked up seeds similar to mine, I thought I’d share what I learned!

August 2nd

Grow Your Own Food Challenge: Fall Garden Planning

Our friends at Sustainablog reminded us not too long ago that it’s time to start planning that cool weather garden, so I’m making a list of what seeds I want to order and start as my container garden transitions out of summer. I thought it would be fun to talk garden planning and see what you guys are planting, too! If you’re working on a fall/winter garden, let us know what’s on the agenda in the poll below!

July 29th