Author Archives: Shirley Sidell

Cacti and Succulents – Easy Peasy Gardening

Cacti and succulents are the perfect plants for easy to grow indoor or outdoor gardens. Great plants for beginners or experienced gardeners. Thousands of varieties, most with exotic blooms  (click to view slide show) Minimal requirements; sunlight, good drainage and… Continue Reading Cacti and Succulents – Easy Peasy Gardening

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Easy Peasy – Sprouts (everything old is new again)

Please Note: It is with a heavy heart that we share our loss of Ron Sidell, the driving force behind Ophoenix Public Benefit Corp and www.accessiblegardens.org. In his loving memory we will continue to produce this site.    Read more………………….. Let’s… Continue Reading Easy Peasy – Sprouts (everything old is new again)

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Why you should buy organic seeds from local small or family owned growers.

Why buy your seed locally? Locally grown seeds are better because: – The seeds are adapted to regional areas for success – The seeds attract and feed local pollinators and birds – The seeds have genetic properties to fight local… Continue Reading Why you should buy organic seeds from local small or family owned growers.

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Easy Peasy Gardening – Lemongrass – Buying and Rooting Stalks

Easy Peasy Gardening – Growing Lemongrass Fail Proof Directions About Lemongrass              Lemongrass is a very easy to grow herb used in Asian recipes, teas, medicals and skin care products. It is native to Asia, Africa, Australia, and tropical islands,… Continue Reading Easy Peasy Gardening – Lemongrass – Buying and Rooting Stalks

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Easy Peasy Gardening – Growing Lemongrass – Planting in Soil

Easy Peasy Gardening – Growing Lemongrass Part Two, How to Plant Rooted Stalks. When the stalks have rooted in water, it is time to move them up to individual pots with soil. Any container can be used for planting rooted… Continue Reading Easy Peasy Gardening – Growing Lemongrass – Planting in Soil

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