A week or so ago, I got my fall garden in the mail. I’ve never really done a full garden before, and deciding to not only fall garden but also start everything from seed was a big thing. We’ve mainly stuck to buying potted tomatoes, and flats of petunias, and saving seed for the lettuce […]
The vegetable garden shines in summer with abundant harvests. As fall approaches, most of the summer crops begin to wind down. Cooler nighttime temperatures and diminishing sunlight takes its toll. The heat loving plants respond by slowly reducing their growth. Instead of watching your tomatoes, summer squash, and cucumbers struggle to ripen the last few […]
Many people don’t think of November as the season for gardening, but there’s always something to do or harvest. Here’s what I do in the garden in November.
By late summer, our edible gardens can look a little-shall we say-untidy. Before planting a fall garden, you’ll have to tidy up the summer garden to make room. Here’s how I prepare my beds for a fall garden.
There are a few things you should be doing now to have a fabulous garden next year. Here is a handy checklist of all the things you should be doing to prepare your vegetable gardens for spring. The more you do in the dead of autumn, the less you need to do during the busy […]
Autumn is the perfect time to plant perennials. This gives them the entire fall and winter season to establish themselves. Perennials planted in the fall are ready to begin growing once the spring growing season arrives. Here is a great selection of perennials for you to plant this fall: aster, blanket flower, cape fuschia, catmint, […]