Category: Gardening Tips

Ken-Do Attitude

Let heat, humidity dictate water usage

Understanding how heat and humidity affect your perennials helps you to water correctly. If nature does not provide water then your plants are counting on you to do it. The hotter and drier the air, and the windier the weather,...

Sweet Simplicity

Tech aids for simplification

Did you know that the average American owns 10 electronic devices? I am pretty sure my family — especially my tech-savvy teenage children — each exceed the average for this particular statistic! While many electronic devices and...

Gardening Tips

Good things come in small packages

There is a wonderful saying that “Good things come in small packages,” and this compact plant that is covered with tiny white flowers is one of those good things! The plants name is Calamint or Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta,...

Antique Discovery

A history of the flea market

(Editor’s note: DeeDee Wood is the owner of Black Cat Curiosities, an online antiques research and sales venue.) When someone says the words “flea market”, generally the idea would come to mind of discounted antiques, furniture,...