Creating a Life of Plenty

November 19, 2017
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Gardening at Verdigris: Poly Tunnel Style Greenhouse

The first year of building our market garden “Verdigris” has been dedicated to infrastructure.  We built a propagation and seedling greenhouse, but we wanted another greenhouse built over garden beds to help us garden year-round and to use in the … Continue reading

May 9, 2017
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Front Garden Massacre!

So my husband just sent a picture of our front garden after the concrete contractor did the demolition on what will be our new front walk, side walk and porch…and it is literally a massacre…Will did his best to save … Continue reading

April 10, 2017
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Ken’s Kitchen Garden: The Book!

Friends, I am pleased to announce that my book “Ken’s Kitchen Garden” is now available for sale on Amazon.com in both paperback and kindle editions.  It will take several weeks, but it should also be available for book stores to … Continue reading

December 17, 2015
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Evolution of a Garden: Adding a Greenhouse

The garden bed directly south of my kitchen has gone through several revisions.  When I bought the house, it was the rear entrance to the house with a concrete stoop, door and flower bed filled with purely ornamental plants leftover from … Continue reading

April 20, 2015
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Flower Show Realness!

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Cincinnati flower show with my partner and some dear friends and plant enthusiasts!  The annual show, held at Yeatman’s Cove park on the banks of the Ohio River is a … Continue reading

March 14, 2015
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Keep Calm, Prick Out, and Pot On!

I began many of my vegetable seeds a few weeks ago (probably a week too early).  I my zeal to kick start the season; I put in many squash, tomato, pepper and other vegetable seeds to get them started.  But … Continue reading