On a beautiful summer’s day, while working in the garden, I watched two butterflies meet, and fall in love.
© Music, Photography & Writing by Cinthia Diane Stafford
For us at the farm, organic gardening is the only choice. Conventional gardening revolves around products that kill everything they touch, knocking Mother Nature off-balance and doing harm to the environment, birds and plants that live around us.
© Cinthia D. Stafford
Almost anyone can grow carrots! It doesn't matter if you live in an apartment or have super rocky soil, because these tasty root vegetables grow really well in containers. Carrots thrive in containers because they prefer the loose, well-draining, rock-free potting soil and they don't have to compete with weeds.
Raised bed gardens are the saviors of gardeners with poor soil everywhere. The basic idea of a raised bed is that instead of battling against poor soil conditions, you build above ground, where you have absolute control over the soil texture and ingredients.