Companion planting has played a vital role in the survival of people throughout history. When companion plantings are used they help one another grow, thrive and produce higher yields efficiently and with little impact on the environment.
But the hours of light are increasing and that is a psychological boost signaling to gardeners that we are approaching the growing season and it’s time to get ready. Seed catalogs are coming in the mail weekly and have been since mid January. Now is the time to get start taking inventory of your leftover seeds from last season.
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…
Homegrown potatoes are some of the most delicious vegetables you will ever experience. Growing potatoes in grow bags is easy and fun to harvest!
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.
It may be cold outside, but winter is a good time to plan your spring garden!