September 2019 marks an important milestone in my garden writing life. For the first time in decades, I'm slowly down in a major way to post once a month here. Did I Post On Facebook I Was Retiring ? I said I was slowing down on garden … [Read more...] about My September 2019 Garden Report
The garden - indeed all parts of my garden - are getting a serious makeover this fall and the September garden is getting the biggest change. The Vegetable Garden I've written about why we have to move the garden here. And step one is … [Read more...] about Here’s What’s Happening In My Early September Garden Rebuilding.
If the summer heat in August is waning, it's time to start dry stone wall building and getting ready for a big September transplant and rebuilding push. Notes On The Dry Stone Wall The pic below shows the east wall and the corner turning … [Read more...] about I’m Headed For September Gardening
I'd like to introduce Fort Mayo. This is our way of stopping the deer, rabbits and maybe even the chipmunks from eating more of our vegetable garden than we do. Construction Details I put 2x4's into the ground and strung a top and bottom … [Read more...] about Introducing Fort Mayo: Our Backyard Vegetable Garden
It's been an interesting few years in my gardens - and indeed in my life - as the Internet morphed, the creative clock ticked and the gardens struggled against the weather and environment. Let me say right up front I really love plants. Don't … [Read more...] about And So It Begins
I'm Doug Green, a semi-retired nurseryman, and award-winning author who used to grow 1600 varieties of perennials and 600-800 varieties of annuals and vegetables in my nursery before closing it down to write full time. I've been growing and passing … [Read more...] about Doug’s Nine Gardening Rules