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A Northerner's Adventures in Sub-Tropical Gardening: Prelude to Insanity

A recent extended family visit let me focus on a few things that I haven’t been able to in a while. It also reminded me that I need to remember to take my own advice. 610 more words

Inner Fire

Spring has Sprung...Finally!

Looking for books that are packed full of gardening inspiration?  Here are some excellent books that will help prepare you for the growing season. This list includes some lovely books on topics such as organic gardening, raised bed gardening, and vegetable gardening. 305 more words


The importance of soil organic matter

On the basis of organic matter content, soils are characterized as mineral or organic. Mineral soils form most of the world’s cultivated land and may contain from a trace to 30 percent organic matter. 1,064 more words

Organic Farming

Introducing my garden...

Welcome to my first entry: an introduction to my humble garden!

I started my garden coming up to about 2 years ago now, after buying our first house. 472 more words

Beneficial Insects

DIY - seed starting by Re-using

I love yogurt (or for non North Americans, Yoghurt) – have some every morning, sometimes as a topping for melons, berries or nuts, sometime right from the little plastic container. 431 more words

Seed Starting

2017-2018 Lettuce Trials

You will have to bear with me for this post, if you aren’t also a gardening nerd, but i am so excited to write up the results of the lettuce trials from the fall/ winter season! 963 more words

Spring Garlic Planting

Even though it is best to plant garlic in the fall, I planted three more varieties yesterday: Red Grain (Purple Stripe), Pénasco Blue (Racambole), and Sicilian (Artichoke). 343 more words

Organic Gardening