The Dirt Diva

Tailoring your garden to your needs!

January 15, 2020

Winter reading for Ecologically-Minded Folks & Gardeners

I never get tired of learning from others in the trade, and since winter time is a Northeast gardener’s best opportunity to sharpen their knowledge, Continue reading

March 7, 2019

How to be a Better Wildlife Gardener

“The Chickadees Guide to Gardening” and talked about the scientific research that went into studying the relationship of a population of chickadees in Washington DC with Continue reading

March 8, 2015

Pollinators in Peril? Gardeners to the Rescue!

When I design a new perennial garden, I strive to create something that has a purpose other than being pretty. Specifically, I choose plants Continue reading

Winter Garden Chores Inspiration via Youtube

December 6, 2013 by Adrianne | 0 comments

I don’t know about you, but this spell of warmish weather has me putting off indoor work to go out and get dirty one last time before the world really freezes up here in the Catskills. Do you know about Alys Fowler? She used to host a garden TV show on BBC’s Guardian network, and I find her program super inspiring. FYI, in England, they call community garden plots “allotments”. How cute is that? Have a watch and then get outside and get some mud on ya!

Alys Fowler December work on the “allotment”