Moles are difficult to control. After vegetable gardening for many years this is my first experience with these pesky little critters. I am learning that moles are a challenge and the one word people use mostly with controlling them is eradicate. Trying to co-exist with moles can be challenging as they can make a grand mess […]
Mostly "organic" vegetable gardening including flowers, composting, vegetable varieties et al.
Here are 6 benefits to vegetable gardening on a steep slope. It may be a challenge but it is not impossible and in fact has some huge benefits depending on which direction the garden is facing. The previous owners of our current home had a challenge to put in a vegetable garden at the bottom of […]
Tomatoes have been the one constant crop grown in our vegetable garden over the years. Even when we did not have a garden there were tomato plants in containers. This article is not a detailed “how to” but more of a why you should try to grow tomatoes. Also included are some hints on what […]
Why not sprout your own seeds at home for nutritious and fresh sprouts? There are a variety of organic seeds available and sprouted seeds are packed with goodness and only take a few minutes time each day. The instructions on the 4 tray seed sprouting kit I was given for Christmas were simple so here’s […]
This is a continuation of the previous article which gave 12 great reasons to grow your on food. Growing your own vegetables can be very beneficial.When writing this article in November, the garden was frozen but we were still picking kale, parsley, rosemary, thyme and sage from the garden. Kale, an under rated vegetable, has produced for months […]