Gardening

Sign Me Up For Next Year!

September 10, 2018

We still haven’t received The Killing Frost but we did get our first one last Tuesday. I woke up to frost on the rooftops and a thin sheet of ice on the bird bath. Of […]

Gardening

No Ordinary Strawberry

September 1, 2018

Berried Treasure TM Red Strawberry Fragaria ananassa I was given a strawberry plant to trial in my garden this summer and I have to say I am impressed. It is rated as Zone 4a so […]

Gardening

August is a Wrap

August 31, 2018

August is a wrap. Well, actually it’s a month. I make it sound like a burrito or something, which it most definitely is not. If August were a food it would be a fruit salad. […]

Gardening

Be the Tree

August 28, 2018

We brought our apple tree home yesterday (thank you Doris and Dale at Rhubarb to Roses for not only the tree, but a couple free zucchini and a guided garden tour of their ever expanding […]

Gardening

Hugelkultur in My Stock Trough Garden

August 17, 2018

I have used hugelkutur in my garden for years with great results. Full disclosure; I had never even heard of hugelkultur until a couple weeks ago when I stumbled across an article about the german method […]