Ah yes my young grasshoppers…it is with fondness that I look back and remember my first garden. I was so young and terribly excited, probably about 12 years old. I knew with certainty that my garden would be amazing. It would impress my friends, family and the neighbors. My vegetable business would be famous, and […] Finish reading: Anne’s Spring Veggie Garden Story
Summer is nearly over, or at least according to the calendar is it. I’m looking forward to cooler weather, how ’bout you? My garden is scraggly and I’m ready to yank out everything. The tomatoes are sprawled all over, aphids are still a problem,and the crabgrass and spurge out of control. It’s time for a […] Finish reading: Fall Vegetable Gardening: Start Planning NOW!
After the box is built, it’s time to add the soil. Mel came up with a “mix” for the box that is a combination of peat moss, vermiculite and compost. In my opinion, Mel’s Mix is needed only when gardening on top of cement, lawn or a table (in this case drill holes in the […] Finish reading: Square Foot Gardening Part II