January 2010

Off Topic

The Bamboo in Winter

So far, so good. I’m watching it daily in amazement. Some days it looks a little frightened what with the leaves curling inward as though protecting itself from the cold. I had put a lot of mulch on it so hopefully it helps.

Also, I thought I’d show you my little window bank of […]

Propagating Geraniums

Last July I bought a couple of geranium plants at the local supermarket. I planted them by the front porch. When autumn came, I remembered something my mother had done every autumn. She’d pull out the geraniums by the root, shake off the dirt and hang them upside down on a rigged-up line […]

January In Zone 5

This is supposed to be a gardening blog. Well, I’m not doing much gardening right now but I am getting ready for Spring. I’ve got most of my seeds ready for order. For that I used Veseys Seeds. They are located in PEI, so they know Canadian zones. Why did I order from them? […]

How To Grow Herbs Indoors

I figure if you’re anything like me, you probably need some help. Seeing that it’s winter and you’ll probably want to start your green thumb with something indoors, growing herbs is the answer so go here for the course: How To Grow Herbs

Chervil, The Rare Herb

I love using Chervil as a herb for chicken or eggs, etc. It is said to be a rare herb used mainly in French cooking. Let’s face it, I use it in everything. But for the last little while, I haven’t been able to find it anywhere. I’ve been to specialty shops and the big […]