By May my greenhouse tomato had been growing steadily larger and was just starting to put out flowers. So I started switching my liquid feed from 16-16-16 to 3-20-20. She's too bushy-but tons of flowers. It was time for a trim- and to start better supporting the potential baby tomatoes. And while the greenhouse keeps … Continue reading Greenhouse Black Krim for the win!
Several subtitles could be used here- It was a toss up between "Adventures in killing my back," "Old landscape fabric is past you punishing future you," or "Leveling pavers was a job invented by Satan." Let me explain. Several weeks back when we were having uncommonly warm weather, I realized the time was right to … Continue reading I have a greenhouse now!
I’m not going to bother with explaining why I’ve been out of touch for most of the second half of 2021, as it was 2021, all of you understand. I’ve successfully crawled out of the morass that was that year, hope y’all have done the same, and have already begun throwing myself into the garden … Continue reading The appeal of modular systems, or, stacking things on top of other things
Trying out new things in the garden is a necessity year after year. A soil blend you like might be out of stock or reformulated badly, so you have to give something else a try. Last year your favorite tomato really beefed it and got ultra blighty or aphidy and you now know sun-gold is … Continue reading Old cucumber seed, new cucumber growing method
Buddy aloe has patiently and diligently waited out the winter, putting out more and more pups and just begging for attention. While also becoming a one succulent spider factory. He got more than a little root-bound, and needs a new pot pronto. Of course as he'd also become home to a veritable internet of spiders, … Continue reading Buddy aloe gets a new home