Daily Archives: February 24, 2016


A Gardener’s Valentine

A Gardener’s Valentine The Cabbage has a heart; Green Beans string you along. You’re such a ripe Tomato, Peas to me belong? You’ve been the Apple of my eye. You know how much I care, So Lettuce get together, we’d make a perfect Pear. See, something’s bound to Turnip soon, […]


Nine Real Meanings of Plant Catalog Terminology

Nine Real Meanings of Plant Catalog Terminology: 9. “A favorite of birds” means to avoid planting near cars, sidewalks, or clotheslines. 8. “Grows more beautiful each year” means “Looks like roadkill for the foreseeable future.” 7. “Zone 5 with protection” is a variation on the phrase “Russian roulette,” and it’s likely gonna […]


Top Five Gardening One Liners

Top Five Gardening One Liners 5. My uncle was going to be a tree surgeon, but he faints at the sight of sap. 4. God made rainy days, so gardeners could get the housework done. 3. A toddler was found chewing on a slug.  After the initial surge of disgust the parent said, “Well, […]


The Top Ten Gardening Riddles

The Top Ten Gardening Riddles 10. Why are husbands like lawn mowers? They are difficult to get started, they emit foul smells, and they don’t work half the time. 9. What’s red and invisible? No tomatoes. 8. What is a Honeymoon Salad? Lettuce alone, with no dressing. 7. What can you […]