Garden Updates

Some veggies just really strut their color and I would have to say peppers are that veggie in our garden. Peppers have flourished this hot summer which was very conducive to their growth - the rain not so much in late August and September. Another veggie that loved the heat was the Asian eggplant ( … Continue reading Garden Updates

Seedling Problems and Transplants

Seedlings that are not growing as rapidly, yellowing of lower leaves and overall not looking healthy can be signs of root bound plants, nitrogen deficiency, insect infestation or a soil mix that needs an aeration component. Since the weather for most of us has been cooler than normal, moving them outside has not been possible … Continue reading Seedling Problems and Transplants

Something Old Something New

Something new is this gorgeous purple cauliflower from  Seeds from Italy   that I successfully grew this year in the Hilltop garden! My first ever!  The cauliflower variety di Sicilia Violetto can have side shoot production and maybe I'll see them this year. The plant was initially under tulle fabric which it outgrew, then covered … Continue reading Something Old Something New