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?
Need a new way to use zucchini? Try canning pineapple zucchini. Diced or shredded this zucchini tastes like pineapple. A wonderful treat out of the jar or a great substitute in cooking.
Fall is a great time of year to work in the garden. Why start now? Being prepared spreads the cost out, spreads the work load out over seasons, and your soil will be prepared and ready to plant when the time is right. Learn how to start gardening in raised beds and what do to […]