Heirloom Tomatoes

Picking those juicy tomatoes is just around the corner, and if you are thinking about growing them from seed, you better get planting! Everybody has heard of heirloom veggies and there are entire seed companies that dedicate their offerings to continuing the thousands of varieties that the mainstream companies don't offer any more. You are missing …

Nature’s Sweet Side- Maple Syrup

I Love the Sweet Stuff! Incredible Sap The sap is running in New England and I got some first hand insights and some surprising information when I visited Massachusetts and Vermont recently. The surprise: Maple syrup contains an abundant amount of naturally occurring minerals such as calcium, manganese, potassium and magnesium. And like broccoli and …

Brilliant! The Philadelphia Flower Show

Attention Plant Geeks! You still have time to visit the greatest flower show on earth! I just came back from doing my demo of fairy gardens at the Philadelphia Flower Show and took lots of pictures and video.  If you can't make it this year to the show, you are missing a blooming  'Brilliant' show! English …

The Realm of Fairy- Creating Fairy Gardens

The Philadelphia Flower Show Gardener's Studio I am going to present at the Philadelphia Flower Show Gardener's Studio on March 4th and am very excited about the topic.  Since the theme for the flower show is Brilliant!, which is celebrating Great Britain, I thought that designing fairy gardens would fit right in, kind of like …