Saturday, June 22, 2019
This is the first year I have ever tried composting.  My intent was to have nicely finished compost bins with a three compartment design which I could use to gradually transfer the compost as it cooked.  This blog post...
The weather is so cool now, and that makes it  the perfect time for preparing spring flower beds. There are not many times during the growing season when the beds are dormant and easy to work with.  Use this time,...
It is always a bittersweet time in the fall.  Everything is dying back. Most of the blooms are gone and the garden has to be cleaned up and put to bed, for want of a...
One of my things to do before the frost was to make sure that my caladium tubers were dug up and brought indoors for the winter. But as luck would have it, I hurt my...
Planting Garlic is best done if you do it in the fall. It is easy to grow and gives you bulbs to use in cooking for much of the year.  Be sure to get the...
Sweet potatoes are a very healthy vegetable.  They are also very easy to grow, from both seedling or from seeds. But growing sweet potatoes can also be done by using the potato itself. Decorative cups make...
This is the time of the year for seed starting in many parts of the country.  You can purchase all sorts of them from The big box home improvement stores, but why not recycle things...
Nothing tastes quite like a home grown tomato.  They are sweet and juicy and so easy to grow.  But they also take a lot of room, so are not so great for those who have...
Vinegar has so many uses.  It is a great household cleaner and can be used in so many ways, including to help your cut flowers to last longer.  Here are some more vinegar tips. Vinegar Tips...
Fresh rosemary is one of my favorite spices.  I use it all the time in Italian cooking and also in many of my chicken recipes.  It’s easy to grow and is a great one to...

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