Summer Squash round up! (with a special appearance by a mini acorn squash)

I've dabbled with starts and seeds and honestly- both work great. In starts from the garden center, you get a plant ready to go- and sometimes when a seed is hard to start, or impossible to get, or the plant in question is sterile and propagated by division, you can't just buy a packet. But … Continue reading Summer Squash round up! (with a special appearance by a mini acorn squash)

A gift from a friend, and some forks, brings a whole bed together

I’m starting to see a particular bed come together, and it’s been nearly a month’s work, but well worth it. The origins of this bed go back to November, when I received a gift from a holiday exchange with some friends. The gift itself while hilarious wasn’t remotely garden related, but the card was. I’d … Continue reading A gift from a friend, and some forks, brings a whole bed together

The appeal of modular systems, or, stacking things on top of other things

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