Saturday, February 16

Our New Gardening Channel-Seed List 2019 Portland

I am starting the 2019 Gardening Season with my Seed Selection video. Caroline and I are very excited about the upcoming season and have got together virtually to discuss our goals for the season and special projects we will be working on. One project is working on our YouTube channel. We are trying to learn the ins and outs of making videos so please excuse any glaring errors that we might make. We will be focusing on reducing the background noise, but it seems to be a problem on other gardening channels If you have any video topic suggestions please email us at

Wednesday, February 13

Trader Joe's Orchids

We've been talking about the tropical plants sold by Trader Joe's and the great variety and good prices they have.

For my birthday, my kids gave me an orchid they bought at Trader Joe's.

I just love the colors in this orchid. My cat Chloe wanted to check it out too.

One of the things I love about orchids is how long lasting orchid blooms are.

I've even had luck getting an orchid to re-bloom. I'm hoping this orchid adds blooms to our house through the rest of winter and into spring.

What to do when it is just too Darn hot to Garden?

It has been a very hot summer everywhere. From what I have been told it is normal to get 100 plus days from the months here from  May to Oct...