Poison Ivy – A super plant we love to hate

I have had no less than three formerly allergy-free friends lament about poison ivy rashes this summer. One had never

A Gardening Glossary


Well, once more the gardening season is upon us. For my friends who are not gardeners, here is a short glossary of terms you may hear the gardeners in your family use from time to time.

As with anything to do with gardening, local terms may vary.

Cold Frame: A wooden box with a glass roof for the kids to aim at.

Dead heading: What the slugs do after they find the beer.

Seed catalog. Planted in your mailbox, flowers in late winter.