Gardener ‘Shape Up,’ Breakout Breakfasts

It's all about breakfast on this triple-shot Friday!  The weekend is upon us and if you are in need of some new breakfast ideas, try one of these three fabulous starters. Since starting 'Gardener 'Shape Up', Being Mindful of Health,' breakfast has played a leading role in my nutrition intake.  I have always eaten a …

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Step Into Spring With Strawberries – A Growing Guide For The Intermountain West

The official start of Spring is just a few weeks away and as the weather warms and spring fever strikes your soul, think about stepping into the gardening season with strawberries. Strawberries are adorable because they are so adaptable and can be grown in almost any climate. This is one great quality, but do you …

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The May Garden Means Bodacious Blooms, Tasty Greens And So Much More…

I really can't figure out which is my favorite month of the garden.   I Iove April because of all the wonderful plant awakenings (beautiful foliage everywhere) and the TULIPS! But now that it is May, I love the BIG blooms of peonies and irises, the constant supply of greens and the happy promises of so much …

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R, S, T in the Garden

A clever acronym for enjoying the long wonderful days of Fall? Not really, it stands for Raspberries, Sunflowers and Tomatoes - these are the beauties that have been attracting my eye and demanding my attention. My fall bearing raspberries are in high GDP mode.  It seems the more I pick, the more there are!  I …

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May Blooms Boom!

Happy Garden Bloggers Bloom Day to Everyone! Thanks for stopping by and special thanks to Carol at May Dreams for hosting this garden meme where gardeners from around the world post what is blooming in their garden on the 15th of each month.  Thanks Carol! The bigger blooms in my garden are just starting to boom!  Irises and …

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My February Edible Garden

February is here and I'm getting excited as my seeds arrive, the 2012 growing season is about to begin.  Fresh 'green goods' from my garden no longer seem like a pipe dream as I look out onto the bland back yard. I'm imagining how wonderful they will look and taste in just a another couple …

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Raspberry Riches

A series on the Fall garden could never be complete without mentioning ever-bearing raspberries. My raspberries have become RICH... in color, taste and volume and it's been amazing. I have three raspberry bushes (Varieties: 'Heritage', 'Amity' and 'Summit') and this is the second year in my garden so the first real year of production. But …

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All In A Day’s Harvest…

I've been out of the garden again to enjoy some of the other fine things in life... like traveling abroad with my spouse celebrating the opportunity to spend time alone together as well as the years we've been together (16).  Our trip to France was fabulous and I was inspired by many of the simple …

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