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A Beginner’s Guide to Gardening Terminology

I hope that my blog hasn’t fooled you into thinking that I am a gardening expert. (If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed the lack of foliage around our house.) When I moved out of the city fourteen years ago I knew next to nothing about gardening. I don't know much more… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Gardening Terminology

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Plug In Your Lawn: How to Plant Grass Plugs in Eight Simple Steps

Most of us in the Mid-Atlantic States have long been ready for spring. Mother Nature dumped storm after storm on us this winter and continued her shenanigans into spring. I’m determined to ignore her and go about pretending that spring is progressing as usual. This determination (obsession) led me to try to harvest a batch… Continue reading Plug In Your Lawn: How to Plant Grass Plugs in Eight Simple Steps

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Seven Things That I Learned in My First Seven Months of Composting

Composting has been my on-again-off-again obsession since I received a compost tumbler for my birthday last summer. I say on-again-off-again because I have spent most of that time waiting for the pile to decompose. Composting is the perfect hobby for me in this way because I can’t obsess over it so much that I lose… Continue reading Seven Things That I Learned in My First Seven Months of Composting