Blue Moon Gardens is well known in East Texas as a gardeners’ nursery. The staff is composed of avid gardeners and plant lovers. But inside the 100-year-old farmhouse at the front of the garden center lies a hidden gem — a unique gift shop.
Four Van Zandt County residents graduated to become Texas Master Gardeners. Donna Burcham, Theresa Leftwich, and Lou Ellen Bliss of Canton and Elaine Smith of Van each completed the mandatory 50 hours of instruction and are giving back 50 hours of volunteer time.
With the current interest in healthy living, sustainability and the issue of contamination of food in the last few years, home vegetable gardening is enjoying a comeback. Those of us living in the country frequently have vegetable gardens, but city folks don’t often think of putting a vegetable garden in their urban yard.