Let’s Get Gardening: February 2018

My apologies for not getting the newsletter out in January – I came down with an upper respiratory bug, and couldn’t think from one side of my head to the other, so you really were better off not having to read anything I might have written! And with the temperatures we had at the beginning […]

Let’s Get Gardening: December 2017

Gardening season seems to keep going and going around here this year (I know – I said last month that it had pretty much come to an end, but who knew it was going to stay so warm for so long?!) – which is a good thing for me, since I only just got my […]

Let’s Get Gardening: November 2017

I have to admit that I nearly cried in the grocery store yesterday, because I had to buy tomatoes. It made me realize that summer is truly over, and I am doomed to have tasteless tomatoes for months and months. This is what is truly most sad about summer ending. While no consolation for the end of […]

Let’s Get Gardening: September 2017

I can’t tell you how grateful I am for the rain we got this week! I have been dragging hoses and sprinklers around and filling up tree gators since June, because we have had almost no rain at all at my house. Chelsea has gotten some significant rain events this summer that just totally skipped […]

Let’s Get Gardening: August 2017

This summer has been almost ideal for vegetable gardening. It has been pretty consistently warm, but not too hot. Ann Arbor only officially hit 90 degrees once in July (though we came close once or twice more). The high, but not too high, temps really have produced some serious tomato, pepper, eggplant and bean plants […]