My Golden Girls Themed Garden

I am a huge The Golden Girls fan, like watch it every day huge fan. It is the ultimate comfort show for me. I am also the proud owner of all of the DVDs (does anyone else watch DVDs anymore? Just me? Ok.) & 2 sets of Golden Girls Funkos. When I first started gardening…

Tomato Wars: Tomato Seedlings Update (Seed Starting Indoors, Winter Sowing vs. Hydroponics)

Well, it’s been about a month since my tomato seed starting article where I compared seed starting indoors with the winter sowing method & hydroponics. A lot has changed over the last month. To be honest, it’s been a bit of an unexpected rollercoaster of events which I definitely did not expect, but that’s gardening…

Tomato Review: Sun Sugar Tomatoes (You Need Them!)

My absolute favorite tomato to grow is Sun Sugar. There’s no competition as far as I’m concerned. I stan it to the point that if I could only choose to grow one tomato it would be Sun Sugar. That’s a bold gardening statement to make, but I’m making it. Like most gardeners, the thought of…

Tomato Wars: Tomato Seed Starting Indoors, Winter Sowing vs. Hydroponics

I don’t have a lot of experience starting from seed, so I decided a few months ago that this would be the perfect time to dive right in. Since then, I purchased a variety of seeds (I still have a few more on my wishlist) & started a tray of impatiens & gazanias indoors. Most…

2019 Year in Review: How Did my Garden Grow?

*This article contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. As always, all opinions are my own.* Whew, 2019 flew right on by, didn’t it? I can’t believe that it will be 2020 tomorrow. I’m sure that all of you feel the same. The end of the year is always a…

Fresh from the Garden Tomato Sauce Recipe

One of the greatest joys of gardening is being able to cook the food that you grow and share it with others. Tomato sauce is super easy to make, though it can take quite a bit of prep work. However, once you taste this sauce all that prep work won’t matter a single bit. Read…

Beginner/Intermediate Gardeners: 3 Ways to Grow a Ton of Tomatoes

As a beginner to intermediate gardener, you know that one of the most popular goals this time of year for gardeners is to grow an abundance of tomatoes. As a home gardener with a few years of gardening experience under my belt, who is taking a social media class from Northwestern University through Coursera.com, I…

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Welcome to my Gardening Blog

Hello, thanks for coming to my little corner of the internet. Welcome to my blog where beginner to intermediate gardeners can find useful advice, reviews, tutorials and inspiration for their gardening concerns. This is not my first rodeo as far as blogging is concerned, but this is my first gardening blog. Rosie the Riveter rose.…