July 2019 | A Good Garden May Have Some Weeds

We went on a camping trip at the end of May and weeds TOOK OVER while we were gone. It took me a MONTH to catch up to the point where the garden looked respectable. Mostly quickgrass, crabgrass, purslane and the occasional dandelion. Fun fact about purslane– it can produce over 2,000,000 seeds per plant.Continue reading “July 2019 | A Good Garden May Have Some Weeds”

May 2019 | Early Season Notes

Someone tell me how it’s already the end of May? 2019 is going by in a flash. B and I have had fun with our seed experiments. We planted tomatoes, bell peppers, long peppers and broccoli earlier this spring. One broccoli seed & one tomato seed sprouted– and that’s all they did. I thought we’dContinue reading “May 2019 | Early Season Notes”

March 2019 | Starting Seeds

It’s seed time! On March 29, B and I planted a whole tray of sweet peppers (just to be safe– we’re definitely not planting that many in the garden.) Half of the tray is designated to Burpee’s California Wonder, and half is for Burpee’s Long Pepper blend. 11 days later… LIFE! Isn’t it beautiful?! TheContinue reading “March 2019 | Starting Seeds”