The Gardener’s Special Holiday

We’re coming up on one of the best days of the year.  June 21 — summer solstice – is traditionally the official start of summer. For gardeners, it has a…

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A Tea Party Is Something Special

An elegant tea party, with your prettiest cups and delicious treats, is a unique and delightful way to celebrate special occasions. And summer is full of opportunities: tea parties for…

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Can You Find the Grammar Error?

This is all just for fun. No grades will be given. [1] My mother had a horror of being late for church, so every Sunday morning she was always nagging…

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Want to Help with My Next Book?

Some of you know that I’ve been visiting public libraries in Oregon and Washington this spring, talking about how to grow a glorious vegetable garden in containers. I always explain…

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