Vegetable Gardening: Part 1

As promised, vegetables. Part 1 I’ve been putting off this post just a little bit because if any of you are living somewhere other than Zone 8 or higher (average last day of frost April 20) you still have a chance of frost (Zone 5, Chicagoland, has May 6 as average last day of frost).  […]

Consider….. the container (for gardening)

      Consider the container I am lucky enough to have a decent sized garden. And yet, I am drawn to container planting for a variety of reasons.  Containers allow you to grow (and contain) plants that might be invasive (or aggressive) in your zone.  They let you play with color combinations and plant […]

Drinks you can count on, adult version

Besides discovering and rediscovering the joys of cooking, baking, crafts, sorting and cleaning, happy hours just got happier for some as people also explore the joys of home bartending*. While I myself am on a temporary alcohol retreat (picked a perfect time didn’t I?) not everyone is.  And for that I raise a glass to […]