No, you aren't hallucinating...

...I'm changing the blog theme. Vote if you like it or not ---------------------------> I still need to add a couple new features and change the header images out with my own photos, but it's mostly complete! Thanks Steph for reminding…

Forbes and Monsanto

Speaking from a financial standpoint, Forbes is probably right to name Monsanto as company of the year (they're weathering the recession quite well, imagine that), but from a "we don't want your round up and genetically modified seed" standpoint,…
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Safe seed

Just a quick note, the Monsanto page has been updated. Make an effort to stay away from Lowes and Home Depot this year (at least for their seeds, I love Lowes otherwise). And while you're here, why not become a fan on Facebook?

Oregon February Garden Checklist

It's almost February, 2 months til spring, yay! Oregon residents, here's your February garden "to dos" from the OSU Extension service - First consider cultural, and then physical controls. The conservation of biological control agents (predators,…
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Blogginess

Working on sprucing up the blog for this gardening season, a little at a time! My first step was installing a new comment system, which I'm really not sure about yet. Let me know what you think - is it a keeper? Another "change" is I'm willing…

This nasty thing called "winter"

It's here, complete with snow. Thrill huh? I know, I know, the tiny bit we got today is nothing compared to what the plains have been hammered with but it still sucks! Stay warm!
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Getting all smart and stuff

Life throws some whopper curveballs sometimes. Unfortunately after being with my husband for 12 years, I recently learned he's not the person anyone thought him to be. I try not to post personal stuff on this blog (being a gardening blog…

Turkey Day ’09

First order of business: Costco is getting ready to start accepting food stamps (now known as SNAP, or Supplimental Nutrition Assistance Program) by Thanksgiving '09, which I think many of my readers will appreciate thanks to the great economy…

Halloween Good (gross) Eats

From the world of the internet, I bring you (might want to hide small children): Meat(loaf) Hand From not martha Bloody Brain Pannacotta From Not Quite Nigella Halloween "Finger Food" From A bit of this and…

OSU Master Gardener Program

I got this email and am passing it on to you! Don't miss out! Fall Greetings from Oregon State University! You are receiving this email because you are on our Master Gardener™ Online mailing list. We are pleased to announce that registration…

My little post about climate change

Random stuffs...... Yes, the planet has gone through these cycles before. We're making it worse, we're making it faster. Humans have this amazing ability to create miracles when faced with problems (call it god or whatever if you want,…

Climate Change:Blog Action Day

Plan a post for October 15th about climate change!