Planning your garden is the most important and often most overlooked aspect of gardening. Foundations are just as important in gardens as they are in houses. An architect does not just start building.
Growing garlic is a snap and you will be richly rewarded for your efforts. Garlic is an easy to grow plant that does not require much work. In fact it spends most of its season under the cold damp winter ground.
I LOVE garlic. For me garlic is a food group in itself. Garlic is easy to grow, has a great yield, spruces up any dish and makes me feel so much better when I have a cold or sore throat. These are my four favorite varieties.
Why should we care about insects? After all, they are just bugs. They sting and bite us and carry diseases. What good do insects do?
Fall is the perfect time to garden. Cooler weather makes being in the garden enjoyable and plant lovin’ bugs are ending their life cycles. Extending your garden season will prolong your harvest and give you a bounty of vegetables.
I admit to being a seed catalog glutton. And while websites are wonderful and paper free I find guilty pleasure, sitting in my rocker by the wood stove in January devouring the pages. There are many wonderful seed companies. But all those beautiful pictures, skillfully written descriptions and array of terms can be very confusing.