Gardening makes you healthier and happier

“We gardeners are healthy, joyous, natural creatures. We are practical, patient, optimistic. We declare our optimism every year, every season, with every act of planting.”
― Carol Deppe, The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times

Recent posts

The Self-Taught Gardener

Like the name suggests, I’m a self-taught nature enthusiast who loves to watch things sprout and grow. There’s nothing I enjoy more than taking a plant from seed to harvest and I hope to share that pleasure with you.

Planting Your Seeds

What to do when you’ve purchased your seeds and plotted out what you’ll plant.

The Highs and Lows of Gardening

I have definitely learned some lessons the hard way in the last few weeks, and I am here to point them out in the hopes that being aware of the possible pitfalls helps you to avoid them and have a successful garden.

Gardening Basics: Choosing Plants

Different plants have different needs and it’s worth spending some time considering what goes together so that you have a successful garden.

The Secret to a No-Work Garden

There’s lots of digging, watering and weeding involved and obviously this is not possible for everyone. So how do you get a garden if you don’t want to dig?


Gardening is a fabulous way to bring beauty to your life. This site is for gardening inspiration, information, and entertainment. It is meant for beginner gardeners, who might still be reluctant to start gardening hobby, wherever you may be.

Make a beautiful garden

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