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Gardening – Harvesting and Storing

The proof of the pudding is in the eating. And so, after all the work in preparing, sowing, weeding, watering, and gentle encouraging, it is time to pick, eat, and save. July is berry picking time for raspberries, honey berries, blueberries,…
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Gardening – Sowing and Growing

Spring is for sowing, summer is for growing. I find that most planting guides are for an open garden.  However, with raised beds, I place my rows closer, carrot rows eight inches apart, potatoes 12 inches apart in rows 18 inches apart, beans…
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Gardening – Composting and Planning

In my first article, I talked about raised beds and methods of preparing the soil.  I this article I will talk about composting and planning for the spring. And about gardening my way. My method of composting starts with two large composting…