Kristen Smith's Blog

Bringing In the Bay Laurel

By Kristen SmithOctober 3rd, 2013

Fall is finally here, a wonderful gardening season for many reasons. Temperatures are dropping, bothersome biting bugs (mosquitoes) are becoming less of a nuisance and the colors of autumn reappear once again. Robust reds, glorious goldens, bold browns, brilliant bronzes, perfect purples, and crisp...

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Small Space Vegetable Gardening Yields Big Results

By Kristen SmithJuly 19th, 2013

Summer is officially here and all that spring busy work is finally starting to pay off. The soil of my small vegetable garden that was so carefully dug and enriched in March is finally starting to aid in producing some great stuff. A few leafy greens, spinach, and peas have been harvested and I’m...

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Visiting Local Gardens: Longwood Gardens

By Kristen SmithMarch 22nd, 2013

In Wilmington, Delaware, there are a plethora of wonderful gardens to visit all within very close driving distances to one another. I never tire of visiting them because there is always something new to see as the seasons change and the years go by. One of the largest and most renowned gardens in...

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