Great article by TGN on growing food from scraps--did you know you can do this with pineapple?!?
I LOVED the article by TGN if you did not see it already on growing food from scraps. Did you know you can also do this with pineapple? Awesome! Please don't tell me you live in a state where this is going to have the pineapple police after you or something. I can't take it. Causes anxiety. Forcing me to down all my soon…
I live in a cold climate and am 'pushing the zone' as David The Good would say. I have a few cool climate dwarf banana plants that I've managed to keep happy the previous winter, but I've got a few questions: When do Banana plants begin to produce fruit? Is it 2yrs, 3yrs?? When it produces fruit do you have to cut it back…
Tell me aboout Amaranth
I planted two varieties of Amaranth this year... mainly because someone sent me some seeds. I probably planted them too deep, as they have not come up yet. IF they do, how would y'all suggest I eat this plant? I know the seeds can be used as a grain, but I seem to recall someone saying the leaves were good as a green?
I'll be pruning rose bushes today
I have a lot of winter-killed rose bush canes that I need to tend to this afternoon. Here are some helpful articles that I have found in preparation for the chore. I'll throw the dead stuff into the burn barrel for later disposal.
Those Bulbs I Planted Last Fall
I am happy to report that all 14 of the hyacinth bulbs and at least 35 of the 40 tulips I planted are popping up! Here's a photo from today, April 4, 2020.