Category Archives: Garden Diary
If you follow my blog with any regularity, you may have noticed a total dearth of posts about my garden this year. It has not gone well for a variety of reasons. But my one bright spot has been the … Continue reading
Ok, so this plant has very limited uses for humans, but it has a few. I discovered this beautiful pokeweed plant growing in the corner of the pasture where it was apparently able to dodge the tractor mowing!
Doesn’t everyone else pick cucumbers from their trees?
Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) is a new plant to our small farm, but I think it is a fantastic addition.
Here is what we picked from the garden today:
I don’t know where “knee-high by the fourth of July” came from, but we are about eight feet by the tenth of July!
This post follows a discussion on Facebook about some ‘mater problems. I wanted to show some pics to go with the descriptions. All input is welcome!
It has been hot as the blazes this week. It was 97° for the last two days and we just touched 90° today. I wilted but the flowers seemed to do okay.
After tearing out any milkweed plants I could find last year, my auntie Trish told me they had some value to them for eating. I had thought they were poisonous, so decided to check it out. I let a few … Continue reading
Here is an overview of our new garden that followed the idea of a hugelkultur.