New Gardens for Cold Climate Gardening

– Posted in: Acquisitions, Book reviews, Hardscaping and Projects, New House, New Gardens

We. Are. MOVING!!! After 21 years, 9 months, 11 days* in the same location, Purdyville is relocating twenty minutes further out to the middle of nowhere. We are just about doubling our floor space, with 167% more bedrooms and 250% more bathrooms. Total acreage will be less than we currently have, but, trust me, there [...]

Using spreadsheets in garden planning: Part 4

– Posted in: Acquisitions, Design, How-to, Recommended Links, Seeds and Seed Starting, Series, Spreadsheets in Gardening, Wishlist

In part 3 I showed how to put the finishing touches on a spreadsheet that calculated the potential cost of a plant order in progress. But because of its tabular format, a spreadsheet is often used in situations where a lot of information needs to be organized, even if no calculations are made. Below are [...]