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Ellen Kirby Patient Expert

California
"How I Love to Garden" is the theme of my blog which aims to inform and inspire anyone with interest in gardening. As a writer, teacher and speaker, I have found blogging another way to share my passion. I try to write about basic tips to make gardening easier but also to expand your... Full Bio
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"Still - in a ... by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening "Still - in a way - nobody sees a flower - really - it is so small - we haven't time - and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time."                 ... Read on »
Winter Beauty Camellias by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I'm introducing this series of posts on winter gardening with this most beautiful Camellia that was planted in my yard near the front d ... Read on »
Winter in the garden in Zone 7 USA (North Carolina) by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening Yes, it does snow in North Carolina! Don't know if you remembered the little garden with the Muhly grass that I posted in the fall, but this is the same scene from a ... Read on »
March and April Gardening Tips by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening What a great time in the garden. As the days get warmer and longer, it's exhilarating to see our plants slowly growing in spite of a really cold and difficult winter in o ... Read on »
Food Bank Community Garden in Winston-Salem, NC: Sample boxes by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening Food Bank Community Garden in Winston-Salem, NC: Soil Test Read on »
Home from Hotlanta...American Commmunity Gardening Association Fabulous Annual Conference by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening Participants loved to explore the gardens...this is the Dill Street Community Garden that is part of the Sullivan Community Center in Atlanta ... Read on »
Hydrangeas at last! by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening After moving to our home three years ago, I discovered two hydrangeas planted by the previous owners.  For the next two years they didn't bloom. I don't even remember ... Read on »
A Great Tool....the Bulb Planting Auger by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I just posted information about my new favorite tool...check it out on my blog http://www.gardencoachws.blogspot.com/ Read on »
My New Website www.gardencoach4you.com by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening I finally broke down and created a website.  I had wanted to do this for several years and tried several times only to quit in frustration.  I finally found a good source t ... Read on »
Facebook | Garden Coaching and Design in Winston-Salem, NC Reviews by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening Check it out.....Facebook Garden Coaching and Design in Winston-Salem, NC Reviews Read on »
A great time to rest, read and plan by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening While the snow is on the ground, gardeners can relax from the busy times of the planting seasons. I just got my first two catalogues.  Cook's Garden catalogue is a f ... Read on »
HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH DROUGHT? by Ellen Kirby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Gardening Last summer (2007) there was a terrible drought with water restrictions all over NC. In Raleigh, my friends Gail and Kay were restricted from ANY watering. In Winston- ... Read on »