It’s always a miracle to me to wander around the garden and orchard and realize that in a few months buds, flowers, and emerging plants will transform the deary, dormant landscape to a lush green garden of Eden. What’s more exciting is that I take part in the creation of that garden. I’m grateful and […]
Think greens for spring! Some of the “super” foods of nutrition are among the crops you can plant in early spring. To have a successful spring garden plan and prepare now. These cool season crops have certain common characteristics. Learn what to plant and when to plant that spring garden.
It’s windy, cold, and a little stormy outside! The perfect time to plan the spring and summer garden. No winter blues for me; I’m already planning for spring greens and summer harvests. Winter is a great time to evaluate your gardening successes and failures. Do you want better and more consistent harvests? Too often, the […]
Rutabagas, turnips, parsnip, carrots, beets, and radishes are not the most romantic and sought after garden crops, but they can be an important fall crops to extend your garden season and help you become more self-reliant in producing your own food. Learn how to cultivate, harvest, store and even prepare these root crops in delicious […]
Good bug; bad bug which is it? There are many native insects that play a major role in pollinating your crops. Learn to recognize the good guys, attract them to your gardens, and keep them there.
What can I grow organically? Why do organic principles work?