• Rose and Journal, It's Time to Share the Private Side of My Life, https://karenhugg.com/2020/10/14/private-side/(opens in a new tab), #author, #KarenHugg, #fiction #books #writing, #journal, #authorbrand, #privateside

    It’s Time to Share the Private Side of My Life

    As a professional with an artistic product, I need to spread the word about the novels I write. But I’ve always felt self-conscious about promotional messages, either on social media or this website. I don’t want to annoy you, my reader, and I don’t want to create more commercialism noise.…

  • Plants in a container, How to Make a Plant Combination That Pops, https://karenhugg.com/2020/09/14/plant-combination/(opens in a new tab), #plants #container #combination #pops #howto #gardening

    How to Make a Plant Combination That Pops

    Creating a plant combination that pops is tricky. You have to use plants that like similar conditions of light, water, and soil. Then you have to create an overall design that incorporates varying shapes and colors that both clash and recall each other’s characteristics. While it takes a bit of…

  • Vegetable Plants, Growing a Victory Garden. Is it Worth the Trouble? Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/04/13/victory-garden/ #Victorygarden #kitchengarden #gardening #plants #food #foodsupply #tomatoes #Covid-19 #pandemic

    Growing a Victory Garden. Is it Worth the Trouble?

    Like many gardeners, when the Covid-19 pandemic hit and people started shopping for food in bulk, I wondered whether I should grow a victory garden. Victory gardens were large kitchen gardens homeowners kept during World Wars I and II as a way of ensuring food for themselves and others. Since…

  • American Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants, The Best Giant Book Every New Gardener Needs, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/02/12/a-z-encyclopedia-of-garden-plants/ #A-Z #encyclopedia #plants #garden #gardening #plantresources #plantidentification #books #booksaboutplants

    The Best Giant Book Every New Gardener Needs

    Yes, it’s February but it’s never too early to dream about the garden for spring. If you’re new to gardening chances are you don’t have a lot of books on the subject. Well, the truth is you don’t need that many but there’s one book I recommend to everyone when…

  • Tommy Tonsberg, How to Grow Amazing Houseplants and an Outstanding Garden in Norway, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/02/05/how-to-grow-amazing-houseplants-and-an-outstanding-garden-in-norway/ #Norway #gardening #plants #garden #houseplants #Zone7

    How to Grow Amazing Houseplants and an Outstanding Garden in Norway

    Tommy T√łnsberg gardens in chilly Norway. The former editor-in-chief of Norsk Hagetidend, Norway’s largest gardening magazine, now writes about and grows plants. He also photographs and broadcasts about them. He lives on a property about 30 minutes north of Oslo with his partner Kenneth and three cats, Big Cat, Little…