AltWeeklies Reviews “You Grow Girl” Book

- From: (Originally published in Columbus Alive) Green Thumbs Are the New Black By Nikki Davis “Just like knitting and Martha-style home-improvement are the season’s new “black,” gardening is also getting props as the latest take on a perennial classic. In You Grow Girl: The Groundbreaking Guide to Gardening (Fireside Books), graphic designer, photographer

Book Launch Party & Other Goings On

Just a reminder that the Book Launch Party is coming up this Wed night at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto. Details can be found here. ——————————————– The view on my deck is looking somewhat more inviting today. I did not take a photo but it is warmer and brighter with remnants of snow and ice.

Book Launch Party Reminder

Just a reminder that the Book Launch Party is this Wed night at the Gladstone Hotel. The party starts at 8:00 and should go until midnight. Be sure to arrive early to get in on the raffle. I’ll be giving away copies of the book, t-shirts and some other goodies. There will also be nibbles,

CBC “Here & Now”

I’m going to be on the CBC Radio program “Here & Now” today (Monday) talking about the book, gardening and I will be on at approx. 4:20 pm and a second time at 4:50 pm.

Seedy Saturday

I had a table at Seedy Saturday over the weekend where I sold some books and t-shirts. The turnout was great and I got to meet a lot of people who visit the site. Thanks so much to everyone who came out and stopped by my table to say hi. I regret that this year


ReadyMade Magazine Reviews “You Grow Girl” book

-From: ReadyMade (March/April 2005.) “In most cities, people outnumber plants. Urbanites seeking to correct the sprout-to-person ratio will find their action plan in Gayla Trail’s inspired book. Trail, who founded the hip, how-to site in 2000, schools clueless downtowners on how to plan, grow, and maintain a mini garden on a windowsill or rooftop.

La Times Reviews “You Grow Girl” Book

From: LATimes (March 10, 2005.) The dirt on alt gardening by Alexandria Abramian-Mott “Looking for an antidote to the gardening how-to book written by estate-owning bluebloods with eponymous tea roses? Gayla Trail, a bona fide alt chick with the cat glasses and obscure ’80s rock T-shirts to prove it, has the dirt. She has distilled

Seeds and Keylimes

Today’s view out on my deck. Well gang, it’s March which means it’s time to get on the seed situation. I’ve gone as far as to move some plants around and hook up the *super fancy* electric warming mat. My lemongrass LOVES it, making me feel a little guilty about replacing it with a tray