Thanks to Geraldine at Veggies, Yarns & Tales who today featured Earth Friendly Gardening as her Blog of the Week. Geraldine lives on the Canadian Prairies and is a vegetarian cook extraordinaire with a published cookbook and a blog featuring cooking, knitting, poetry and other ramblings, and her cat Mitzi. And she's a regular stop during my daily blog-reading!
Curt shared a really good blog with me a few days ago: The Blog of Henry David Thoreau. The "blog entries" are really Thoreau's journal entries. Greg Perry, a poet, writer, photographer and blogger, posts Thoreau's journal entries on the day that they were written (though they were written in different years).
I got a fun little gig as a "stringer"–that's journalism speak for freelance writer–at the Kent County Daily Times of West Warwick in Kent County, Rhode Island. They asked me to write garden and nature articles a few times a month. It's another way to get my name out there as a garden writer so I'm excited about it.
My first article, a story about the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society, was published yesterday. Here are few excerpts for those of you interested in native (and invasive) plants.
On Sunday, we went to Hattoys Nursery in Coventry, which is really too far to drive to, considering there are a million other nurseries that are closer. But the kind people that own Hattoy's are master gardeners, or their parents were, or something… for some reason they really like MGs and were having a special discount for us all day long. Curt and I went with intent to spend.