This is the time of year when my inbox starts to fill up with a variety of interesting garden planning strategy questions. From the ever popular, If I start my tomatoes super early, I can harvest them in June, right?
From the moment we decided to buy our new house, I have been thinking about what the eventual garden would look like. As excited as I was about extra storage space and a much more functional kitchen, it was the
In keeping with tradition, today I am bringing you my annual list of new-to-me varieties that I am considering for the 2016 garden. It’s always fun to share the new varieties that have caught my attention, and the variety-specific feedback and first hand
Today I am kicking off a new series for 2016: Garden Boot Camp. The idea for this series was born out of the many conversations I have had over the years with individuals who are very interested in gardening, but just
pictured above, from top left: Jalapeno (green), Sweet Banana (yellow), Santa Fe Grande (yellow), Cayenne Long Thin (red), Ckylon (red), Topepo Rosso (red), Habanero (orange), Black Hungarian (black + red), Anahiem (green) When it comes to garden planning, one of the most common statements
If you’ve been wondering why it’s been so quiet around here lately, I think this photo sums it up pretty well. After spending a wonderful week in the beautiful Dominican Republic sipping mojitos and getting lost in my favorite seed
The garden planning has officially begun! This weekend I made the leap from casually paging through my favorite seed catalogs, to making some initial lists. At this early stage in planning, I find myself mostly focused on the new-to-me varieties that have
The bags are unpacked, the laundry is started, and the driveway has been shoveled, but mentally, I’m still right here in this cabana, with this amazing view and my favorite seed catalog.
As I mentioned last week, community gardens are a hot topic around here. I get a lot of questions from readers about my experiences in the community garden, which is what prompted me to pull together those questions and
For the past two years, I have been a part of a local community garden. I’ve documented many of my community garden endeavors here, and inevitably, whenever I post about the community garden, I get a lot of questions about