Organic Eggplants possible in September in South Florida

Every year around late Summer (Aug) I cover my boxes with thick black plastic in an effort to use the hot SF sun to solarize the soil and hopefully eliminate pests. This year I planted a couple eggplant seedlings that I had started along with my lettuces in late Spring. I thought I might make… Read more »

Walt Disney World Flower and Garden Festival 2016

One of my favorite things about being a WDW annual pass holder is being able to go to the Flower and Garden Festival every year. In fact, i’d venture to say it’s my favorite event. This year was full of lovely gardens and inspiration a plenty. The butterfly gardens are always fun to visit with… Read more »

Camping at Stephen C. Foster State Park – in Georgia

Went camping in Stephen C. Foster State Park in April and it was a nice respite from the daily grind. This remote park is at the entrance to the legendary Okefenokee Swamp. We pulled my cousins 28 ft travel trailer and camped for 2 nights at their campground. The facilities were adequate with a few bathhouse… Read more »

Spring has sprung and it’s 90 degrees in Miami!

It’s hot, it’s very hot, it’s hotter than hell! Spring is here in balmy Miami and with it usually comes very wet weather. This year to make our hot Spring unseasonably hot, El Niño is contributing by providing us LESS water than usual. This could be terrific for us Miami gardeners since we avoid the… Read more »

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  • Organic Eggplants possible in September in South Florida

    Every year around late Summer (Aug) I cover my boxes with thick black plastic in an effort to use the hot SF sun to solarize the soil and hopefully eliminate pests. This year I planted a couple eggplant seedlings that I had started along with my lettuces in late Spring. I thought I might make… Read more »

  • Walt Disney World Flower and Garden Festival 2016

    One of my favorite things about being a WDW annual pass holder is being able to go to the Flower and Garden Festival every year. In fact, i’d venture to say it’s my favorite event. This year was full of lovely gardens and inspiration a plenty. The butterfly gardens are always fun to visit with… Read more »

  • Camping at Stephen C. Foster State Park – in Georgia

    Went camping in Stephen C. Foster State Park in April and it was a nice respite from the daily grind. This remote park is at the entrance to the legendary Okefenokee Swamp. We pulled my cousins 28 ft travel trailer and camped for 2 nights at their campground. The facilities were adequate with a few bathhouse… Read more »

  • Spring has sprung and it’s 90 degrees in Miami!

    It’s hot, it’s very hot, it’s hotter than hell! Spring is here in balmy Miami and with it usually comes very wet weather. This year to make our hot Spring unseasonably hot, El Niño is contributing by providing us LESS water than usual. This could be terrific for us Miami gardeners since we avoid the… Read more »