Fall Gardening

By Paul Staley

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. Shorter, cooler days, longer shadows. Cool, crisp mornings. Dry, crunchy leaves everywhere. Even though I love the freedom of summer, there is something very enticing in the changes that come with Fall.

Fall is also a great time to work in [...]

Lawn Gone, Garden Grown

With the increased popularity of home gardens, more and more homeowners are converting their lawns into productive gardens. Local residents Libby Dresel and John Brazil have done just that in their front yard at 307 Loreto. If you have seen their house, no doubt you’ve noticed the transformation and wondered what’s going on there.


Nurturing Your Soil

By Paul Staley

Spring is here! The sun is shining and your garden is calling you. As you step out to heed that call, I’d like to offer a few basic reminders about the greatest resource we have, our soil.

Few of us are blessed with top quality soil. In our area we have [...]

From the Editor: How Does Your Garden Grow?

by Velva Rowell

Mine grows amazingly well despite my complete lack of gardening skills. I have several varieties of lettuce, herbs, broccoli, and strawberries. My upside-down tomato planter is flourishing and I anticipate many salads from tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers that are growing well, but haven’t set fruit yet.

I have to say though, [...]