Is Year-Round School the Answer?

Please tell me that this fellow’s thoughts are not echoed by more than three other Americans:  http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/05/10/granderson.yearround.school/index.html?hpt=C2 Granderson’s piece focuses on his premise that American students should be going to...

How to Label Garden Plants

Thought I’d post another gardening tip here. Let me know if you have any questions you need answering related to gardening. If I don’t know the answer, I know people who do. So here are some thoughts on labeling gardening plants: ***** Wait. Is that...

How to Start Plants Indoors

Howdy! Since the time of the year for getting your indoor starts has come, I figured I would post this rather detailed and excellent (yes, I say so myself) guide on how to get ‘er done. Read on. If you are feeling the provident living zeitgeist that is spreading...

How to Plant a Bare Root Tree

Your doorbell rang five minutes ago. Now the delivery men are gone, leaving in their wake your new peach tree! But wait a minute. Where is the canvas around the roots? Where is the dirt? That’s right, you have a bare root tree to plant, and this can be a tricky...

Myths About Loan Modifications

Okay folks, I’ve decided (with Her Highness’s input) that I will not provide any more gritty personal details of the fiasco we’ve been going through with our loan modification process through Bank of America. Let me just say that by and large, the...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series