Air Pruning how to/why to/benefits of...
My bucket garden is growing!
Emergency "Bucket Garden" The mustard greens grown in the container gave me a good idea of the timing and light conditions for early vegetables. I decided to prioritize Spring peas and green beans. Peas and beans grow quickly, with peas coming in earlier, taste great and pack a lot of nutrition. The upright growth pattern…
Victory Gardens... show what we can do!
About a month ago, when I began to realize how disruptive the virus would be once it got going here, I began preparing.... I'm sure a lot of us did, and beat the panic buying. Three weeks ago, I began planting a garden, even though our last frost date is April 15, it appeared the trend was to be an earlier/warmer spring…
Companion Planting Visual
Found this great visual for companion panting 😊
Easy, cheap temporary garden... kind of prepping... maybe
I've been staying in the NC sandhills, helping an older relative. It is really hard to garden here - tons of shade from the tall pines and very acidic soil. Foraging is nothing like I'm used to in the Appalachians... no clean water to fish... but I could trap plenty of squirrels, rabbits, etc in an emergency. Now, I don't…
We are trying hydroponics this year. We live on a 55 acre lake and will be using the lake water for water and nutrients. We have started our seedlings but I am unsure what size pots to use for which vegetable. We have lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, beans, cucumbers, squash, and other basics. We also have several herbs like…