Did you know that winter vegetables aren’t planted in winter, they’re planted in summer? Certain vegetable crops may need 6 weeks to a few months to grow from seed, such as cauliflower, cabbage, carrots, broccoli, collards, Brussels sprouts, and leeks. Now is also a good time to start mustard greens, beets, kale, spinach and herbs […] Finish reading: Plant Winter Vegetables in SummerVegetable Gardening
Growing up, my “playground” was a huge yard with fruit trees, seasonal veggies and plenty of empty space. It also housed an abundance of weeds and wildflowers. Every summer, one flower in particular would catch my attention. It had large, fragrant white flowers and low growing light green foliage. This “moonflower” (as I called it) […] Finish reading: Sacred Hallucinogenic Plant: DaturaPlant Profiles
What starts off resembling an innocuous weed can quickly become an unwanted, low-growing ground cover. Summer rain + warm weather =very happy spurge plants! In a matter of a few weeks, this weed can easily take over your garden. Spurge is a summer annual, but in warm climates it can sprout as early as February […] Finish reading: Purge that Spurge!