Is January a Jumpstart Month?

Is January a Jumpstart Month?

For me it is a “percolating” month. I have much better long-term accomplishment if I focus in this month and then begin to launch the plans in the late winter/ early spring. You know what else follows this timeline? Plants. So what did I accomplish in...
What Happened to 2017? A Break Turned into Hiatus

What Happened to 2017? A Break Turned into Hiatus

I started out well enough in 2017. I did a major overhaul of updating old pages, editing and sometimes revising them on the Garden sites. I transferred a number of the Squidoo/Hubpage articles to my own sites, after full-blown editing. Almost as much work as writing...
Like an Online Recipe Book

Like an Online Recipe Book

So here’s the story. Over the years I posted my favorite family recipes online, but in many different venues. How do I expect people to find them? Thus I came up with this index idea… just collate the published recipes in a page that creates a collection....
The fireside chat: ilona1

The fireside chat: ilona1

A Short History of Ilona1 AKA Ilonagarden AKA Ilona Erwin Starting out creating a free website, I then followed the yellow brick road to…HERE! (How I picked up the name Ilona1). A little “about me”. I am Ilona1: My “Other Brand Name”...
New Pages At Ilona’s Garden

New Pages At Ilona’s Garden

You might not be aware of the new pages at Ilona’s Garden, even if you subscribe to the posts. I use the WordPress “pages” format for much more than just the occasional index. All my favorite plant highlights are on their own pages, as well as...