Fish Pellets as Fertilizer
Whenever I can I like to use organic fertilizers. People ask me all the time how I grow such mammoth rhubarb plants and I always grin and I say I’m not sure. That grin should be a tell all – I do know, I’m just not telling. Until today. Fish pellets as fertilizer is the secret.
Today I went out and collected mulberries and I can’t wait to get started making a variety of treats, freezing and drying them. You didn’t just ask what are mulberries? Did you?
Test Your Soil For Lead Before Planting Your Garden
If your garden is located near or next to a home, barn or additional structure that was built before 1978 test your soil for lead before planting your garden. Otherwise, you might be ingesting lead through your plants or tracking lead based soil into your home.
Growing Weeks Needed for Fall Crops
Wondering how many growing weeks are needed for a certain fall crop? I’ve made a simple guide to give you a clear idea. You will want to bookmark or save this guide for your mid summer plantings.
Seedling Cold Frame Out of Recycled Lumber
Building this seedling cold frame out of recycled lumber allows you to start your seeds earlier outdoors, transition your seedlings to the elements quicker for ground planting. This even allows you to extend your growing season by placing plants in the box in the fall to protect from night frost.
Up until last year I didn’t even have a clue what lemongrass was. It is an obsession of my teenage daughter’s. To cut cost I really wanted to try my hand at growing lemongrass.
Pickled Beets Canning to Preserve Them
Ah, summer! The garden is thriving and we all want to preserve our fruits and vegetables. One of our favorite vegetables is beets. Fresh, roasted, boiled or canned -no matter how you slice them up, we enjoy them. Here is how we pickled beets canning to preserve them