It’s time for fall gardening! Fall doesn’t officially start this year until September 22nd, but late summer is a great time to start a fall garden in USDA zone 9. Leave a Comment I love hearing from fellow garden friends. What do you plant in fall? Please post where you live and your USDA zone […] Finish reading: Fall Garden Time is Here!Starting a Garden
My salad garden is looking great! We had some cooler weather in October as well as some rain, and the lettuce started growing and putting out a lot of leaves. I started the carrots in late August, so they should be ready by the end of the month. I put in a second row later […] Finish reading: Lettuce HarvestCedarcraft Planter
I’ve written 3 posts about square foot gardening, the most I’ve written about any topic, but was compelled to add yet another! I have to be honest, I’m quite skeptical of the chapter on gardening on pavement. I can’t help it. There is so little soil involved, and my gardening mind cannot wrap itself around […] Finish reading: Apartment Gardening in 4 Square Feet (in Winter)
I often post about the flavor and freshness of food grown in a home garden. This week I thought it would be fun to take you through the process of picking, cleaning, cooking and eating said produce! Recently I experimented and made carrot soup. I’ve never actually made it before, so I wasn’t sure I’d […] Finish reading: Carrot Soup from REAL Carrots!
If you’ve never carefully tugged carrots out of the ground, brushed off the soil and taken a big bite, your life is incomplete (it’s true). The crunchy sweetness is unparalleled. Finish reading: Planting Colorful Carrots
Summer is nearly over, or at least according to the calendar is it. I’m looking forward to cooler weather, how ’bout you? My garden is scraggly and I’m ready to yank out everything. The tomatoes are sprawled all over, aphids are still a problem,and the crabgrass and spurge out of control. It’s time for a […] Finish reading: Fall Vegetable Gardening: Start Planning NOW!