Tag: Gardening

Subtlety over brilliance… herb gardening on my deck

Subtlety over brilliance… herb gardening on my deck

“Gardening with herbs, which is becoming increasingly popular, is indulged in by those who like subtlety in their plants in preference to brilliance.” – Helen Morgenthau Fox Too right you are, Helen! You have to love someone who uses words like “indulge” and “subtlety” in 

Late-Spring Garden Tour 2014

Late-Spring Garden Tour 2014

When I started up F & N this winter (or re-started, I should say), one of my plans was to use this blog as a kind of garden journal. This is Erick’s and my first spring in our first house so we’ve been looking forward 

A plethora of planters

A plethora of planters

Well, ok, only 3 1/2, but it felt like a lot when I was lugging soil and rocks to the car! My story begins one fateful day one day when my mom asked me if I wanted some used planters from their garage. Since they are