April arrived once again and that means Turning Moss has been kicking for one full year! Happy Birthday Turning Moss! This year has been full of learning and shaping the path. While the trail is relatively clear, lush mounds of green mosses and spring flowers are filling in, ushering us forward. Let’s take a look back and peek ahead… [Read more…]
My yard is fairly chaotic, new plants sprout up daily and it can be difficult to decipher which sprout is desirable or not. I’m sure I have pulled a few “wrong” sprouts over the years, but that’s okay, managing weeds and a garden is a never ending story. This year I wanted to try to add a few new flowers to the yard. Since I’ve never grown these varieties before and I don’t know what they look like when they’re young, I thought it would be fun to start them from seed first. This way they may have a chance of survival. [Read more…]
My birthday is on April 11th, and while I tend to shy away from making a big deal of the day, the one thing I do really like to do is take some time to tend to my indoor garden and treat myself to a new plant. In Chicago the weather is generally just starting to warm up, it’s a perfect time to begin moving my houseplants out to the back porch for their summer vacation.