I planted my seedlings on the 12th and one week later, I already have seedlings coming up in the trays that I used the seed heat mats. I think I may have to look into purchasing a couple more. Right now, I just rotated trays so that the ones that have not sprouted yet are now on a heat mat. As the seedlings…Continue
So today we were able to can the first dill pickles of the season and now I can't wait for the next batch. It's one of those things that I kind of dread preparing for in terms of kitchen prep. Gathering all of the 'canning gear' and the large canner and making sure there is enough 'undisturbed' counter…Continue
It seems like it was just a few days ago when I saw the curls of garlic scapes in my garden. I guess time flies in the garden! When the tops of the garlic were about 40-50% golden in color and were all laying over in the garden, it was time to harvest. I think the instant summer we experienced seemed to…Continue
I peruse my bookshelf looking at quite a collection of book titles that range from regional books, to books about regional gardening, to a variety of books on organic gardening. Of course everyone who knows me knows that I have several books on companion gardening. But there is one resource that's good for a quick question, or even an opinion that you won't find wedged between titles on my shelf, Garden-Share.
Garden-Share is on my laptop, my desktop computer, and on my…Continue