Gardener ‘Shape Up’, Tomato Nutrition Is Tops!

It's Friday (yay!) and possibly this weekend there will be some time to browse seed catalogs (sans cookies) and make some decisions on what to grow in the edible garden.  Tomatoes are a staple in my garden (probably in most people's) since 'growing your own' has become the way to enjoy them fresh.  Of course, buying …

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Gardener Shape Up: Try A Green ‘Pick Me Up’

Well, it's mid-week and if you are joining me for the 30 day 'Gardener Shape Up - Being Mindful of Health,' you might need an energizer to get over hump day.  Late afternoon is when I could use a boost and coincidentally it's also when I might start to snack (the kids come home from …

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Gardener ‘Shape Up’ – It’s Not A Challenge, It’s About Being Mindful

It's January and yes it's the time of year that many of us are revitalizing our commitment to living healthy.  Although do you ever feel January seems to run counter intuitive to this goal?  It's colder, darker and gloomier than most other times of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere anyway) so it's tougher to …

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December Daily Wreath: To New Beginnings!

This wreath is so colorful and festive that I just had to post it on New Year's Eve! Here's to mud in your eye if you are a gardener!  And if not, well then simply cheers!  Cheers to new beginnings wherever you decide to start them but most definitely in the garden! Many thanks to …

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The Daily Wreath: Emphasize Your Assets!

As we head toward the new year and possibly entertain a little self-reflection about starting afresh, remember to emphasize your assets in your new ventures!  I think that is what was decided here…have a pink door - go with it!  (Spotted at the entrance to a grooming salon.) And for a bit more on this …

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