March 20, 2019

After a long (and some would say mild, but I won’t) winter, Spring is finally here! We survived!!! It’s time to shake off the dust, sweep up the leaves the start to shake our gardens - and souls - awake!

Some of us have already started seeds indoors and some others are...

March 8, 2019

Hello everyone. Agatha here! We are back on track with awesome things cooking for 2019.

I decided to write the first post of 2019 on this international woman’s day to Celebrate our strength and perseverance because even though gardens are very accepting places, the la...

October 31, 2018

Halloween is here and it’s time to get a little spooky! Decorations are up, everything tastes like pumpkin and I am going to talk about my witchy garden!



The witch's garden is a garden with “magic” properties. Yes, magic! Even with my background in Science I didn't su...

October 14, 2018


It’s that crisp time of the year again. If it wasn’t for my seasonal anxiety I would love fall. I mean I still do, but I just wish it was followed by Spring. Let’s just skip winter, why not?

Well.. I can’t change Nature’s cycles and perhaps that’s a good thing, for all...

October 1, 2018

As I told you guys before, my husband Matthew and I have recently moved to a new place. while we love the new place, unfortunately we moved in June, which messed up my spring planting. I had still time to prepare a fall garden so I got right to it! 



Of course the...

August 28, 2018

 In my years of exchange student I had the pleasure of babysitting this wonderful little boy named Oliver, who lived in Lynbrook.

Everyday on my way to his house I would drive by this beautiful urban farm in Malverne. The Crossroads Farm .

 I actually babysat Oliver for...

August 8, 2018

Composting is the backbone of the garden!

As a matter of fact I haven’t seen a proper gardener that doesn’t compost him/herself.

I mean if you have the opportunity to make your own black gold, why wouldn’t you?

Compost is called black gold because it’s rich in nutrients t...

June 8, 2018

Hello friends! Today I’m writing about a subject that is really close to my heart and it’s actually the foundation of my principles, my real reason to garden. Environmental care! 

Of course that my love for plants and food is what put me into gardening but the reason I...

May 28, 2018

Oi (that means hello in Portuguese) everyone. I am very happy to be back on blogging and the reason things have been crazy around here is that my vacation time was quite long and on top of that, Matthew and I are finally moving to a bigger place (and bigger garden...

April 14, 2018

Last month I attended Making Brooklyn Bloom 2018 at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. 

It was their 37th event of this kind but for me it was my first time. It was a really wonderful experience so I want to tell you all about it, because events like this must be talked abo...

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