Monthly Archives: July 2010


It started this spring as a way to slow myself down. If you have ever met me, you would guess right away that I am a real “spark plug”. “Slowing down” and me have never been friends. I am slowed down by excessive heat and major snowstorms. Well, no, not by the snowstorms because I

Time to turn on the hoses.

Well it has come time to start watering the gardens. First, realize it doesn’t rain every day. Now container gardens are the exception, but if you water the plants in the ground every day, you risk drowning them. Even in this heat, the roots still need to breathe. The air spaces in the soil will