Growing Ginger Root

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I often wondered if it was possible to grow the Ginger root/Zingiber officinale I saw at our grocery store – so I decided to . . .

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Sheet Mulching

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Have you heard of sheet composting? There it is in the picture. It doesn’t look like much you say?? Well . . . . . .

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Garden Daybook 5/7/14

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It has been a difficult week with Mom in the hospital. She is home and more comfortable but we have to keep her . . .

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Asparagus - The Taste of Spring!

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It’s back!!! I took a walk through the garden this morning and this is what I found. The asparagus bed is awake!  I . . .

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Canning Kitchen/Prepping

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Coming soon!! Fresh goodies from the garden! We had snow on the ground two days ago, April 15, but this morning the sun . . .

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Garden Daybook 4/3/14

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In my last Daybook I talked about signs of spring in the gardens. This week’s Daybook is all about signs of spring inside the . . .

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Garden Daybook 3/27/14

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From  The Gardener’s Way – A Daybook of Acts and Affirmations, by Maureen Gilmer, comes this  old Scottish prayer: “O Lord who painteth . . .

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Growing Onions

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Storage onions are one of my “gotta grow” crops. We always try to grow enough to keep us supplied  through the winter. The . . .

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