Water Table Envy

Around this time of year I have what I’ve come to call water table envy.  What that means is that while everyone else is watching their gardens dry up day after day I’m watching mine grow algae. Right now the big back garden (25,500 sq.ft) is totally saturated, the little back …

Seed Independence

When I was just a kid (y’know, just a few year ago, ahem) – when my gardening experience consisted almost entirely of dropping seeds in rows where my grandfather pointed – I had a neighbour who had big beautiful flower beds.  He was very proud of them, and justly so; …