06 Apr '11, 6pm

So excited -- my @MotherEarthNews blog, Diary of an Organic Gardener, launched today!

So excited -- my @MotherEarthNews blog, Diary of an Organic Gardener, launched today!

All is right with the world again. Tiny seedlings huddle beneath the fluorescent lights in my basement, and the little greenhouse is full of more cool-season plants, waiting to be planted out into the garden. They are all so delicate looking. Yet these plants will feed my family throughout the spring, summer and fall. We’ll eat the food they produce through the winter as well, thanks to all of the freezing, drying and canning I’ll be doing this summer. From a few flats of tiny seedlings, a family of six will eat like royalty. This is the magic of gardening. So many obsessed gardeners, like me, compare gardening to a drug. Once you start, you just have to keep doing it. And you soon find that one little container, or one 4-by-8 bed, is no longer enough. You want to grow more, and you want to start earlier and end later! Soon, you’re erecting greenhouses and low tunnels in y...

Full article: http://www.motherearthnews.com/blogs/blog.aspx?blogid=214...

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