• March 17, 2010

    I planted my garlic shoots and moved some onions that were left from last year. Worked on the large garden area.

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 16, 2010

    Carol at May Dreams Gardens says to plant peas, spinach and sweet peas on St. Patrick’s Day (tomorrow).  Next week plant lettuce.  On March 30, lant root crops like radishes and onions – the moon will be right.  Should I plant my garlic and potatoes then too?  The garlic shoots are growing but I don’t […]

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 13, 2010

    Seeds started indoors: 12 Livingston’s Beauty tomatoes 8 Beefsteak tomatoes 6 Sugar Sweetie cherry tomatoes Experiment – I had some garlic that had sprouted, so I separated the sprouted cloves and planted each in a pot of dirt. It has been raining for the last 2 days or I would have planted them outside. I […]

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 10, 2010

    Made a garden pathway. Winter sown seeds: morning glory milkweed sweet peas I had these morning glories seeds from last years plants.  They are mixed with the volunteer morning glories that came up by the side of the porch.  I would like to get a good amount growing there this year.

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 11, 2010 – more garden work

    More work in the garden today – Worked on the strawberry bed and expanded it, moving some plants around – hope I didn’t kill them! Moved over the compost pile so that a new bed was created that I will plant peas and lettuce in. Put up the lattice for the peas. I left a […]

    Mar 11th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • First Garden Work Of 2010

    Today was sunny and warm (55 degrees high).  Jack kept wanting to spend time outside.  I went out for a little bit with him a couple times this morning, but I told him “I have work to do” and made us come back inside.  He doesn’t do “alone”, he has to have someone with him […]

    Mar 9th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • Black Swallowtail Butterfly

    This was in pending posts from 4-28-2009 Look what I found in my garden this morning!

    Mar 9th, 2010 | Filed under Gardening
  • Double Site

    I haven’t been putting much work into this site temporarily because I am learning a new skill – Joomla – and have been working on this site. But here are some photos: (before and after) Before – June 26, 2008 After – August 2, 2008

    Aug 5th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening
  • Mosquitos & Catnip

    Since I have a large uncontrolled catnip plant and plenty of mosquitos, I am going to have to give this a try! Grow Your Own Mosquito Repellent CATNIP MOSQUITO SPRITZ MAKES ABOUT 3 CUPS * 2 cups catnip, stemmed * 3-4 cups mild rice vinegar Rinse herbs, roll lightly with a rolling pin, then place […]

    Jul 20th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening, Household Recipes, Save The Earth Stuff
  • Staking

    I had been wondering if I should/could stake my baby watermelons, rather than have the vines laying all over the garden, and I found this solution. I specifically bought the kind of cucumber that said bush so I wouldn’t have to worry about staking. But my cucumber bushes are sending out tendrils. So I thought […]

    Jul 19th, 2008 | Filed under Gardening
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