Gardening Boxes

My dad brought out some old boards from the deck they had on their house and set them up as gardening boxes for me. Now I just need to fill them, I’m going to use the lasagna gardening method, which alternates layers of green and brown materials on top of newspaper.  My first layer of… Continue reading Gardening Boxes

The Neighbor Kids

I have many posts to write about the things I’ve been working on around the house, but something happened tonight that I just have to write about.  I was going to write a tweet to Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, and realized that what I wanted to say wouldn’t fit in a tweet. A little… Continue reading The Neighbor Kids

Veggie Transplanting

I finally got my vegetables all planted.  The tomatoes and squash have been out for a week or so, and I just planted the eggplants today.  The tomatoes grew very tall and fairly spindly from being inside so long while I was waiting for the closing on the house, but they seem to be recovering. … Continue reading Veggie Transplanting

Salad Bowl

This awesome book I have been reading, The 20-30 Something Garden Guide; A no-fuss, down and dirty Gardening 101 for anyone who wants to grow stuff has a brilliant suggestion to grow a “salad bowl” with lettuce in a container.  When I was at the feed store looking at seeds, I noticed a similar bowl… Continue reading Salad Bowl

Kale and a Notebook

I added some kale seeds to the greenhouse today, I decided I can put them out under the window in the hot bed with the cabbage.  I’ve never actually eaten kale and I’ve never grown it before, but the cavies love it and even the rabbits will try a nibble.  I picked up a packet… Continue reading Kale and a Notebook