- Plant new shrubs and keep well watered. 1 day ago
- Turn fallow veggie patches and spread manure/compost. 2 days ago
- Wash houseplant leaves and check for hitchhikers before moving plants inside for the long, cold winter. 4 days ago
- Re-edge perennial beds this month. 6 days ago
Author Archives: Susan Guagliumi
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My blog address is now http://guagliumi.com/blog, but the move has left all of you behind! Please go to the new site and re-click “follow” so you don’t miss any gems of wisdom. Two of the main reasons for me making this … Continue reading
I just received my order of “Sugru” and can’t wait to try it! You can check out their web site for detailed information (www.sugru.com), but, briefly: Sugru is a moldable silicone product that hardens in 24 hours, remaining flexible. It … Continue reading
Many years ago I purchased two old Popular Mechanics books at a used book shop. The information is great and while some of the projects (like a garden windmill) aren’t quite my style, some of the other ideas are terrific! … Continue reading
Our local landfill charges a fee to dump wood chips so I have been able to get 2-3 huge loads every year from one of our local tree companies. I use them to mulch the currants and gooseberries, the blueberries … Continue reading
Last blog I told you about the Lee Valley irrigation system I use, but I didn’t mention that my blueberry patch is on the far side of the property, which required me to drag long, heavy lengths of hose a … Continue reading
It probably seems strange to start thinking about watering systems so early in the season, but this is the time to think about installing water lines or systems that that need to be in place before the plants emerge. I … Continue reading
According to Webster’s a Hod is a tray or trough that has a pole handle and is borne on the shoulder for carrying loads (as of mortar or brick). None of the garden hods I have seen in recent years would … Continue reading