Posted in: BASIC INFO

Preparing Soil For Gardening – All Soil is Not Created Equal

So you have decided to create a garden. Woohoo! I hope you have read my previous blogs because they will help you with the fundamentals of gardening. Todays blog is going to touch upon various kinds of soil and preparing soil for gardening. The soil is “food” for plants and we want to make sure […]

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Starting a Garden for Beginners – It’s Not Difficult

As a beginner gardener you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed as to where to begin. In my last blog I discussed basic  tips on location, water source, the sun’s movement, and the benefits of starting small. Today I am going to discuss the importance of discovering your planting zone, the importance ofknowing frost dates and […]


Gardening Ideas for Beginners: I Think I can!!

Anyone can create a garden, it just takes a little forethought, imagination, and vision. Before you know it you’re on the road to creating a lovely garden. It’s best to begin by contemplating which kind of garden you’d like to construct. Some gardening ideas for beginners include a beautiful flower garden full of zinnias or […]

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MY STORY – How I Became A Gardener

About Nina Welcome to my website! Whenever I show people the gardens I have created many respond, “Oh I don’t have a green thumb like you”.             So many people underestimate their abilities and do not even realize the talent that is hidden within themselves. My first experience with gardening was […]


Inspiration During Trying Times……Covid Days

When I read this article from the Washington Post, I realized the woman who is narrating was born the same year as my Dad. I have been thinking about him a lot lately, so perhaps this is his way of comforting me through Lucille’s words. I hope you also receive some comfort from her inspiring […]



There are many ways to communicate. One can use texts, e-mails, instagram, tweets, blogs or whatever else is out there unbeknownst to me, the old-timer, who enjoys using snail mail. Just ask our children or anyone in the millennial generation whatever group, and I’m sure they could identify a gazillion other means of communication using […]


Life Redecorated/Crossing Over- Motherhood to Empty Nesting

The Journey Begins “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” — Izaak Walton Life is dynamic, always active and ever changing. If you’ve had children and cared for them during all their trials and tribulations including health issues, then you know what I mean when I say life is dynamic. Crossing Over […]

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