Valerie’s Potting Shed

spring harvest

Spring Garden Update

Spring is starting to show-off in the garden, but summer is prepping to take center stage.

valerie rice apron

Life in the Garden: Top Picks

I’m all about accessories, even in the garden. Here are some of my favorite “extras” that I use to take my garden from basic to beautiful.

organic vegetable garden trellises

Pruning and DIY Trellises

During the winter stone fruit trees are not blossoming and robust with juicy treasures. And while I wouldn’t trade the summer bounty for this colder season, I do love the sculptural look of the naked branches.