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...
Amping Up At Zazzle

Amping Up At Zazzle

I order my online life the way I always used to balance my real life: taking turns with intensive efforts that rotated through my obligations and interests. I can’t say that it is efficient or applaudable, but I try to not “drop the ball”. Presently...
Ilona’s Garden Articles And Writing How-To

Ilona’s Garden Articles And Writing How-To

After gardening for many years, it was time to write. That was more than a decade ago, when I decided to share as much of my accumulated garden experience with those coming after me, or with fellow enthusiasts. A small section of a personal website turned into  the...
2014 Is For Coming Together, Into Focus

2014 Is For Coming Together, Into Focus

It seems like the word that rises to the top of every goal is “focus”. Not without setbacks, since I went to the hospital two weeks ago, but with reminders that setbacks should simply help us to refocus better. One of those focal points is to be sincere...