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

My June Garden

The garden is so exciting at this time of year! Trellises are up. Cucumbers, squash and melons are happily spreading their vines up the netting while their flowers are blooming with the promise of potential produce. Zucchini have started to yield with the Green Machine variety bearing the first zucchini of the season. This type … Continue reading My June Garden

Seedling Soil Mix, Seedlings

Several people have asked me over the years what soil media I use to start my seedlings. I loosely follow Eliot Coleman's method listed in his book New Organic Grower. If you are not familiar with Coleman this link on Coleman  gives a  brief description. He is the father of cold season or four season gardening and one … Continue reading Seedling Soil Mix, Seedlings