RVWheelLife, Jimmy Smith mentioned in Tampa Bay Times about gardening on the road


+JimmySmith_sprouts_JulianneGCrane Penny Carnathan, garden columnist for the Tampa Bay Times contacted us a couple of weeks back regarding an article she was working on about “edibles gardening on the go – in RVs.”

She wrote in an e-mail that she had tracked us down through a photo shared on Pinterest and was wondering if she could talk to us “about tips for RV gardening, including products that might be helpful.”

close-up-Sprouts_JulianneGCraneA couple of days later, Penny Carnathan caught up with us by telephone in Texas. Jimmy, the chief gardener and primary cook in our household, talked with Penny about “gardening in a jar” — the idea of sprouting as an easy way to grow fresh organic greens on the go.

Read the complete article by clicking on “Diggin’ Florida Dirt: RVers share their best tips for on-the-go gardening.”

Julianne G. Crane

Photos: Jimmy Smith shows off his alfalfa sprouts, left, and mung bean sprouts. He says growing sprouts is one of the easiest, most space-efficient ways to garden while on the road.  (Julianne G. Crane)

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