Welcome. “Good fences make good neighbors,” they say. I hope you’ll visit often for virtual visits “across the garden fence.” You’ll find advice here for all levels of gardeners from barely-sprouted to well-rooted in years of experience. You can begin with the basics and dig in for more as your knowledge grows along with your garden.
Fall is most often viewed as the season for harvesting the last bountiful crops from the garden. However, many gardeners overlook an even more important garden activity — preparing a new garden for next spring. When creating a fruit garden, home orchard, or other garden for that matter, preparation is especially important. Preparing the garden at […]
When it comes to grafting fruit trees, most of us would be hard pressed to top Sam Van Aken. However, in urban areas around the United States, small bands of intrepid grafters give it a clandestine try. Not only does Van Aken seek to create a fascinating tree of great beauty, his unique creation could […]