A Garden in 30 Minutes

Today was beautiful. The sun was out and the temperature was in the low to mid 60's. That's what I call perfect garden weather! I didn't have much time to garden but needed to do a little something and was able to spend about 30 minutes on a small project. Back in the fall I used my black tarp technique to cover an existing bed and the results were great! The black tarp technique helps to kill off vegetation underneath it. It triggers seed germination, growth, then kills the plants off leaving a nearly weed free environment. I learned this technique after reading The Market Gardener (Amazon Aff Link) and it really works. It took me less than 30 minutes today to move the tarp to a new location in the garden, rake the dead weeds out, level the soil, and sow new seeds! It's really very simple. I didn't…

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2018 Nashville Lawn and Garden Show

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show Welcomes Brie Arthur as Featured Speaker Author of The Foodscape Revolution Will Speak on March 3 & 4 Nashville, TN – The 2018 Nashville Lawn and Garden Show welcomes nationally recognized author, PBS correspondent and gardening expert Brie Arthur as its featured speaker. This year’s Show is March 1-4 at The Fairgrounds Nashville. Arthur will present “Perennial Combinations in the Foodscape Revolution” on Saturday, March 3, at 1:00 p.m. and “Foodscape Revolution Simplified” on Sunday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. Originally from southeastern Michigan, Brie Arthur studied Landscape Design and Horticulture at Purdue University.  She was a professional plant propagator at Plant Delights Nursery and Camellia Forest Nursery before transitioning her focus to Green Industry communications through writing, public speaking, film production and consulting. As a correspondent on the PBS television show Growing A Greener World, Arthur shares practical advice from her one-acre suburban foodscape encouraging…

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