Well, the height of the garden season is happening now and things are looking better…finally.
There were a few setbacks this year to make growing vegetables an adventure. 478 more words
I’m in love with french potager gardens. So I’m sort of developing a small one in a corner of the yard. Sure I could have made more efficient use of the space permaculture style but I just love the formal cottage garden look of the kitchen potager, its space for both food and people. 469 more words
So recently I purchased a property and like any new thing undertaken I’ve been discovering all the hidden things (cough buried stumps and disguised leaks and things like that.) Down the back was a tarp with what looked like maybe a compost pile under it… but no, no luck, it was very fine silty dirt – almost dust. 716 more words
During the winter I became interested in a planting technique used to stimulate plants to grow extensive root systems. The benefits of this technique translate into stronger plants that are better able to utilize the nutrients in the soil they live in. 592 more words