With Sharon Peterson I use drip system irrigation in part of my garden. Not the entire garden…. yet. I keep adding more and more each year though. For a climate like ours with very little rain, a drip irrigation system is perfect. I use a black drip line pipe. But I leave out the the […]
Starting a Vegetable Garden
How to grow vegetables for home canning and preserving.
Starting a vegetable garden, a good idea in questionable times! How to grow vegetables for home canning and preserving. Growing vegetables for the home gardener.
What a lovely morning building a do it yourself cold frame. Spur of the moment idea and I had a blast! I know that is a little weird isn’t it? It all started because it has been cold lately and today….. it is beautiful! So I figured I’d go putter around the garden. I walked […]
Tomato Hornworms got you down? Tomato worms (also known as hornworms) can be as rampant in your garden as the plague during the hot weather You’ll know you’ve got them on your tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and potato plants if you notice withered and chewed leaves, droppings, or green worms on your plants. Knowing techniques for […]
Starting seeds indoors is a fun early spring activity that can get you playing in the dirt. Some garden vegetables do really well when started early indoors. It gives an early start so the plant has plenty of time to get to maturity and production. Karen of Love your Land lives in the Colorado Front […]
With Sharon Peterson Sharon asks, “What can I do now to lessen the impact of squash bugs later? They are the one pest that I can almost always count on each year.” The first thing to know is that squash bugs spend their winter as adults in protected, sheltered areas near, in, and around previously […]
Guest Post from Kirstine LeMaster Growing watermelon, from planting to harvesting, plus recipes too! I thought it would be great to do an article about how to grow watermelon. I mean, what better patriotic fruit than a watermelon, right? If you did not plant any watermelon this year, then I hope this article will be […]