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: July 2017

My apologies for the delay in getting the July newsletter to you – I seem to be a little behind in many things, especially my weeding! I hadn’t gotten to one of my flower beds for a number of weeks, and it looked like a jungle when I finally did. I spent hours cutting down […]

Let’s Get Gardening: June 2017

How did it get to be June already?! I have no idea where the first five months of this year went – especially the last 31 days. In April, when we were getting temps in the 70’s and 80’s, I thought I would have my entire garden planted by mid-May. Then May came along, and […]

Let’s Get Gardening: May 2017

Well, the weather lately has been living up to its reputation in Michigan – unpredictable! We had fabulous, warm, sunny, weather for a little bit, sandwiched in between some chilly (ok – cold) wet stuff. It may not seem like it now, but the weather gurus are saying that this May will be warmer and […]

Let’s get gardening: April 2017

I’m seeing all kinds of indications that spring is here – my crocus have been up for weeks, the daffodils are just about to burst into bloom, tulips are coming up, and forsythia are just starting to get color. It won’t be long now until we are in full gardening mode – and I can’t […]