Leaving Your Garden Behind – Taking a Guilt-free Vacation

Leaving the Garden for a Guilt-free Vacation

Even though gardeners have a strong bond with their garden, there are occasions when it is necessary to spend time away from home – visiting other people’s gardens is always a good excuse for me to travel.

Ready to leave the home garden far behind.

Summer is one of those times when the cottage, camp, road or even the airport beckons many of us to leave. Leaving a garden is not as simple as leaving the pet goldfish in the care of a neighbor. Finding a gardening friend to take the responsibility of watering your treasured bonsai twice a day may be almost impossible. To achieve a guilt-free vacation away from your garden some preparation and planning are in order.

For outdoor plants, do a thorough garden clean-up a week before you leave. This is similar to cleaning the house just

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