A big thank you to everyone who voted for Cold Climate Gardening, which was the runner-up in the Best Rural Gardening/Farming Blog category of the Mouse & Trowel garden blog awards. It is a high compliment, and I hope to provide you with more and better in the coming twelve months. Congratulations to Kylee of [...]
A while back I mentioned that nominations were being accepted for the Mouse & Trowel awards. Frankly, I didn't expect to get nominated, as I couldn't spare the time to "promote" myself and the garden blogging arena has gotten quite a bit more crowded. Imagine my surprise to discover I had been nominated for the [...]
I was named as one of Horticulture's favorite garden blogs--many thanks!
I am cited as a "winter survival pro" at Seasonal Wisdom. Check it out, and add your own tips in the comments. I know a lot of my readers are winter survival pros.
Seven years ago today, I wrote my first blog post: My Goals for Cold Climate Gardening
Just found 6 valid comments in my spam catcher. My apologies! If you ever write a comment and it doesn't show up, please alert me via email or contact form. Sometimes my spam catcher is a little too zealous.
A big thank you to everyone who took the time to enter the Scavenger Hunt, which I organized to help celebrate the new design here at Cold Climate Gardening. I hope you all had fun as you hunted for the clues. The prizewinners have all been notified by email, so I'll give the rest of [...]
I've always had the suspicion that most of my readers don't realize how much else I offer on this website in addition to this blog, so I thought I'd celebrate the "grand re-opening" of Cold Climate Gardening with a scavenger hunt that will encourage you to explore my website more thoroughly. And you will be [...]
Welcome to the newly designed Cold Climate Gardening. I've spent a couple of months working behind the scenes, to give you a better-looking and better-functioning website. I'm hoping it will be easier to find the information you need and to continue conversations in the online gardening community. I've created this new design using Thesis, a [...]
I've been following with interest the debate that Pam at Digging started and which Mr. BrownThumb responded to. When I first started blogging back in 2002, you were lucky to find business people who knew what blogging was, and the idea that they would find enough value in your blogging about their product to give [...]