Website stuff

Time for valleygardens.com to bloom again!

We all love the changes that springtime brings. This year, spring is bringing a renewed commitment to our garden blog! We’re turning over a new leaf, so to speak. :) I had let the blog go mostly idle for the past four years or so, needing to regroup after divorce, leaving my “half acre of […]

Finally getting a new garden (and house!)

After two+ years of renting a townhouse, my wife and I are buying a sweet house in a short sale. Closing at the end of January. The new house is in the Suncrest area of Draper, Utah. This is up on a ridge, 1,700 feet above the valley floor (same area where we’ve been renting […]

Something new – my garden photos

Garden Album I got a call about a month ago from a writer working for Utah Valley Magazine who saw this blog and wanted to do a story on gardening in the valley. As part of that discussion, I set up a Google photo album so she could see some of my favorite photos of […]

Testing a larger photo thumbnail size

OK, here’s another photo, using a larger size. How does this look? This was at Temple Square in Salt Lake City in April 2005. Such a great place to visit during the spring bloom season.

Upgraded to WordPress 2.0

Well, I upgraded the blog today to WP 2.0, and it seems to be working fine. I’m going to test whether the plugin that allows me to upload a photo is working well. Here we go: This is a photo from last year in April, when wind was bending the tulips at Temple Square in […]