Category: organic gardening

Constantly Playing Catch-Up, While Actually Making Salsa

It’s been a busy quarter around here. The end of the season turned out to be very prolific with our final harvest of tomatoes being taken in due to a frost warning. It was time though. On three other occasions, we averted a light… Continue Reading “Constantly Playing Catch-Up, While Actually Making Salsa”

Homegrown Harvest Q&A Thursday

Every Thursday live on Instagram @homegrown_harvest answers questions from followers about gardening and sustainable living. If you have any questions you would like answered, we would love to help out. Send your questions to info@homegrownharvest.com. I found a slug on my lettuce that’s no… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Q&A Thursday”

Homegrown Harvest Q&A Thursday Live!

Thursday – May 23, 2019 Every Thursday live on Instagram @homegrown_harvest answers questions from followers about gardening and sustainable living. If you have any questions you would like answered, we would love to help out. Send your questions to info@homegrownharvest.com. I am worried about… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Q&A Thursday Live!”

Potato- Potahtoe

heirloom potatoes

Homegrown potatoes are some of the most delicious vegetables you will ever experience. Growing potatoes in grow bags is easy and fun to harvest!

Homegrown Harvest Live! Q&A Thursday

Every Thursday live on Instagram @homegrown_harvest answers questions from followers about gardening and sustainable living. If you have any questions you would like answered, we would love to help out. Send your questions to info@homegrownharvest.com. Can the newish full spectrum LED home light bulbs… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Live! Q&A Thursday”

Big Bug, Little Bug, Bad Bug, Good Bug

If you are anything like my sister – you don’t like bugs. When she was young, she would stare up at the ceiling trying to spot them for her older siblings to kill. I believe it all stemmed from a traumatic moment she got… Continue Reading “Big Bug, Little Bug, Bad Bug, Good Bug”

Homegrown Harvest Live Q&A Thursday

Welcome to Homegrown Harvest Live Q&A Thursday! Every Thursday at 2pm, Mark and Xine answer questions related to gardening or sustainable living from followers during their live podcast aired on Instagram @homegrown_harvest Daphne from Connecticut – Zone 6b asks “How do you take care… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Live Q&A Thursday”

Reading Nature’s Signs

Mother Nature does have a way of giving us hints and clues as to what to expect in the future; we just need to know what to look for.

Spring – ah how we welcome thee

Submersing myself into the symphony of delicious color, I paint the gardens with the green peas that emerge from purple and white flowers. Smatterings of Red Sail lettuce mixed with purple petunias lay beneath a canopy of emeralds touched with Sun Gold Cherry, Cherokee Purple and Lemon Boy tomatoes. Monet’s garden couldn’t be more beautiful or colorful.

The End of the 2014 Season

I wrote this blog entry back in early October in a notebook. However, life got in the way of me sitting down and entering it; a resolution is to be more diligent in keeping up with writing and actually posting. Garlic Planting Season September… Continue Reading “The End of the 2014 Season”