Every Wednesday morning, dedicated volunteers arrive at the Lake Cunningham native plant garden (off Tully Road in San Jose) at 9am to begin watering and weeding. Then I trundle in at about 10.30! Well, every little bit helps, and if
Category: California native plants
Shopping for native plants.
This week I’ve had two very different native plant shopping experiences. One was very unpleasant. I won’t mention the name of the place other than to say it is closing down (and I’m not surprised) and the prices were really,
Something Fruity, Something Green!
Last week, my Mum arrived from Ireland for a three week visit. She has been my gardening inspiration all my life. We grew up on organic vegetables in the days when the word “organic” was usually matched with “chemistry” and
A Blog to a Muse
My Muse usually visits me at 4 am. As I lie there, listening to my husband snore gently beside me, I compose prose in my head. It begins by nudging me awake, but in my mind it sounds good, and