Thank you to everyone who celebrated the release of our gal Dee Nash’s new book, The 20-30 Something Garden Guide: A No-Fuss, Down and Dirty, Gardening 101 for Anyone Who Wants to Grow Stuff! We had a wonderful time with our virtual book release party — I hope you all enjoyed it, too! There were […]

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The Seed Keeper Deluxe — Product Review

by Jenny Peterson on July 5, 2013

in Gardening Tips,Tools

Back in May when I was fortunate enough to be invited to P. Allen Smith‘s 3rd Annual Garden 2 Blog event at his Moss Mountain Farm in Little Rock Arkansas, participating garden bloggers met with various sponsors that are involved in the garden and lifestyle industries. One of those sponsors was the incredible team of […]


We Have a Winner!

by Jenny Peterson on February 19, 2013

in Tools

Thank you to everyone who entered to win the DeWit Potting Scoop — we had 79 people who really wanted it, but only one could win. Congratulations to Kathy Mayberry! If you would like your own scoop, you can order one here from the DeWit company. Many thanks to DeWit for providing the scoop, and to […]

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Garden Giveaway: The DeWit Potting Scoop

by Jenny Peterson on February 7, 2013

in Tools

I’ve decided to host a monthly giveaway here at JPGD, and I’m very excited about my first one, the Potting Scoop by DeWit Tools (also affectionately known as the “Shawna Trowel” by friends)! My dear friend and garden buddy Shawna Coronado took a trip to the Netherlands last year and visited DeWit Tools where she […]


Houseplant Watering Can — The Scheurich Sprayman

by Jenny Peterson on January 10, 2013

in Tools

I was poking around at Lowe’s the other day, looking for a new houseplant watering can. As you know, you can’t really use an outdoor watering can inside very easily — the spout is too wide and you can’t easily direct the water stream into smaller plants without making a mess. But, I also like […]


Mini Measure Revolution: A Mega Disaster!

by Jenny Peterson on November 18, 2009

in Tools

So I was on my way over to the Reed’s today to measure their property and take some notes, when I realized that my foreman has the measuring wheel, and he’s on the other side of town. I’ve got a tape measure, but it’s not fun using that for say, over 20 feet. Home Depot, […]

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5 Garden Tools I Wouldn’t Be Caught Dead Without

by Jenny Peterson on October 7, 2009

in Tools

  Last week, inspired by cooler temperatures and rain,I decided to make some Banana Nut Bread for my sons, Max and Luke, to eat after school.  As I gathered up all the ingredients, I imagined how happy they would be when they got home after a long day of classes and band rehearsal. “We love […]