Michelle and her husband raise a vegetable garden, a few hives of honeybees, the occasional flock of chickens and two gardener-in-training daughters on their north-of-nearly-everywhere hobby farm. She’s digging in with both hands, learning a little more and getting a little better every year, so it’s not perfect – it’s #GardeningIRL.

  1. Growing Groaners (Back to School Garden Jokes)

    Growing Groaners (Back to School Garden Jokes)

    I thought I’d share a few of our favorite gardening jokes. Read more
  2. Second-Guessing Our Garden Decisions

    Second-Guessing Our Garden Decisions

    Decisions, decisions, decisions. Gardening is one giant series of decisions, isn’t it? Read more
  3. Finding My Balance: Soil Test Results

    Finding My Balance: Soil Test Results

    But with nearly every Master Gardener course including the phrase “based on your soil test,” I knew it was time to see what kind of shape my soil is really in. Read more
  4. National Treasures: Plants in Our National Parks

    National Treasures: Plants in Our National Parks

    I’m continually amazed by the diversity of plant life and how different landscapes look from one state or region to the next. Read more
  5. The Annual Planting of the Annuals

    The Annual Planting of the Annuals

    Marigolds to bring the good bugs to the garden, violets to remind me of Ohio, Alyssum to try in our hanging baskets. Read more
  6. A Garden Delayed

    A Garden Delayed

    “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” Read more
  7. Fun Facts From My Master Gardener Core Course

    Fun Facts From My Master Gardener Core Course

    Oh. My. Goodness. My brain is full to bursting with new gardening knowledge from my Extension Master Gardener Core Course Read more

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