Carolyn Jillson

We praise the big milestones our gardens go through, and the individuals who helps make them happen! This series of posts is to give shout outs to the unsung heroes that make those milestones happen. JFK said, “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” And these people not...

Garden Season Draws ...

We’re mid-way through April and bursting at the seams to open gardens for the season. This is how kids feel on Christmas Eve, but instead of toys, our “presents” are gardens! And let’s face it, isn’t a garden better than a Barbie Dream House? As garden season draws near, we’re excited to...

Preserving Seeds

Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds. Since 1975, members have been passing on our garden heritage by collecting and distributing thousands of samples of rare garden seeds to other gardeners. The organization’s mission is to conserve...

Let’s Get Kick...

What’s a Kickstarter? It’s called “crowdsourcing” and it’s a way to raise money online (like here) by harnassing the power of the Friend (that’s you!). We’ve teamed up with our site-partners at Global Gardens Refugee Training Farm to raise money for Bees and Seeds — the installation of...

Spring Has Sprung!

Can you hear the sound of birds chirping? Can you smell the faint hint of green? At long last, it is starting to feel like spring! This prolonged winter had us feeling antsy, and we can’t wait to get gardening with you! It’s just about time to start cleaning up gardens and moving in, and...