Chicago, IL, US

gardening interests: Composting, Container Gardening, Cooking, Culinary Herbs, Edible Landscaping, Fruits and Berries, Gardening with Kids, Herbal Crafts, Medicinal Herbs, Organic Gardening, Ornamental Gardening, Square-Foot Gardening, Sustainable Living, Urban Gardening, Vegetables

Member Since: 08/02/2010

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Blue Lady Rose of Sharon

If you find a plant that someone has thrown away don't leave it there if you think it might be still alive.  This was going into the trash but I felt it was still alive.  I checked and...

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Re: My 1st Garden!

What were some of the things that you felt helped with growing the vegetables. I have a hard time growing Basil and wanted to know if there's any secrets involved. The year it grew big was when I planted it in my garden. The following years I started growing it in containers and it doesn't do so well it stays smaller. I tell my clients it's free therapy. If your having a bad day go spend some time digging in dirt it frees the mind of worry. Great job, I'm going to start a vegetable garden next year in raised beds and see how it goes.