August 2007

Martha Stewart Living editors open their gardens

– Posted in: Events

If you are a fan of Martha Stewart Living magazine you might be interested to learn that editors Margaret Roach and Andrew Beckman will each be opening their gardens to the public as part of the Garden Conservancy's Open Days program. Details and directions are on the Conservancy's website. This and other garden events for [...]

Cold Climate Gardening turns five next week

– Posted in: About this site

We interrupt this hiatus for an important message: on August 27th Cold Climate Gardening will turn five years old, and you're invited to help celebrate. Last year, I interviewed several garden blog pioneers. This year, you get to interview me. Ask your questions in the comment section below, and I will answer your questions on [...]


– Posted in: About this site

School is right around the corner, and as Chief Administrator and Principal Instructor for the Purdyville Homeschooling Academy, I've got a lot of lesson planning and general preparation to do. Despite the fact that I have over a dozen blog posts sitting in my Drafts folder, I'm going to take a little break and get [...]

Bah, humbug

– Posted in: Blogging Art and Practice

In my sidebar under "Pecking Order" I used to have a Top 100 Gardening Sites badge. It was an amusing way to keep track of how I stood in relationship to other gardening websites--or so I thought. Recently, a quick check of Garden Rant's Sitemeter revealed that they had far more visitors than this website, [...]