"Sounds like you're off to a great start, John. A good friend of mine says that the best thing to put into your garden at least 3 times a week, or oftener, is "your shadow". You should be watching for pests and learning to…"
"I've grown Brandywine with little success. The fruit is good but not plentiful. I usually grow Early Girl and Celebrity but decided to go with EG and LaRoma III this year. I grew LaRoma last year with great success for cooking…"
"Not sure if I can help 'cause I live way south of you down in TX. I would suggest maybe a double wall and double roof greenhouse to conserve heat. Some say that barrels of water can help. Mine is over my well and I'm…"
"Carmen, I can't disagree with anything Heather said. You might want to check out Square Foot Gardening. You could easily have two plots of 3 plots of 2' X 10' or some other combination. I agree that raised beds are great for…"
Most of the garden seen from the So. The bright green leaves in the center R. are white spider lilies. I planted a row of small bulbs there 10 years ago. I've already dug up 4 large clumps of 30-40 blubs each. This is what's left. I'll get my…
Always happy to have another TX gardener as a friend! Quite a garden ya got there! I like you're old mail Jeep, by the way. I drive an old Jeep myself. I want to get my Master Gardener's Cert. I saw that you are a MG, so maybe you could tell me how to go about getting it?
Charlie - I saw your post saying gout was slowing you down - I only have gout in 1 toe butinstead of the prescription medicine (which gave me dry mouth) I am taking a time release black cherry extract tablet and it is working great! Just wondered if you had tried cherry extract , or tablets or pure juice or dried cherries!
"I would also feel really lost in such a bleak environment. We were in Germany across the street from the barracks in 1972 living in German rental housing. Lots of chain link & barb wire for a view. Wouldn't want to be stationed in the…"