Category Archive: Gardening With Confidence

January Inspiration

Posted by on January 5, 2017

Gardening with Confidence® Winter Mixed Border

  The sun is low on most January days, but my hopes are high. When I walk the garden during the winter, I hope to find solace in nature. As I look around, the trees, void of leaves, show me structure and strength. They make me feel stronger with every step I take. Color from the […]


PerfectBee FREE On-line Course

Posted by on December 19, 2016

PerfectBee

I mustn’t have been very vocal in my failed attempts at beekeeping. Most seem to think I do keep bees. Or perhaps, they remember me posting about it, and didn’t hear how it ended. Indeed, twice I tried; twice I failed. Instead, these failures led to me starting the non-profit, 501(C)(3) Bee Better. As a […]


December Garden Inspiration

Posted by on December 4, 2016

Gardening with Confidence night lighting

First appeared in Fine Gardening. When I decided on a winter walk, it was at the point in the evening when dinner was done and sleep was still a ways away.  I topdressed with a goofy hat, gloves, and scarf for a journey down the garden path. The evening was amazingly quiet. Of course, I […]


Fiskars and Harlem Grown

Posted by on September 15, 2016

Fiskars Project Orange

      Fiskars Orange Thumb Project is near and dear to my heart.You may remember when I worked with the fantastic Fiskars Project Orange Team to help select this year’s grant recipients. From there, we had the honor of choosing one grant winner to follow through their summer season. I choose Harlem Grown. The […]


Miss Molly is moving on up!

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Molly's Vita Keyhole Garden

Here’s an update on Miss Molly’s Vita Keyhole Garden! Miss Molly will be using her Vita Keyhole Garden as a raised bed to access from her wheelchair. To fill the bottom, Molly’s Mom added logs. The Vita Keyhole Garden is now part Hügeikultur. The logs will not only fill a void, but they will slowly decompose, eventually […]