{Food & Gardening} Seed Saving Marigolds

marigold border

Marigolds are a flowering annual that attract beneficial insects. They produce globe-shaped blossoms that consist of lacy foliage. Marigolds also produce a pungent smell that deters some gardening pests, so they are a popular plant among vegetable gardeners. They are ideal for planting in borders, beds, and container gardens. I find marigolds to be among [...]

{Food and Gardening} How to Read Seed Catalogs for Gardening Success

by GabriellesGarden

Wonderful Day Art Print by littlemoaandfriends Yes, I know it is only the beginning of February.  It’s cold.  The days are short and I’m stuck inside.  But now is the best time to start planning your garden.  I love this time of year because that’s when I start receiving all the seed and gardening catalogs [...]