August brought me to my knees. My job got busy. I started teaching Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 on Wednesday afternoons. Family life called and quarantined me. And the garden reached that level of overgrowth that snaps my brain in two and stops me from caring. The job was just too big and I didn’t have it in… Read More Ok, yeah – I’m a Gardener
August is a tough month. It’s hot and busy with gearing up for the new school year. There is a transition in the garden that I learned last year is critical for a successful Fall and Winter garden – tearing out the old and spent plants, adding compost, and starting new plants. But I am… Read More A Little August Burnout & Pushing Into Fall
For the past few weeks, the weather has been a bit cooler, but there has been a lot of rain. This has been great news for the garden, and I have not seen any pests on the plants. It has been about 10 days since my last treatment of Neem Oil, and I am wondering if… Read More Fall is Here
As I said in my previous post, I wanted to harvest my potatoes. I have them growing both in containers (1/3 of seed potatoes) and in the ground (2/3 of seed). I decided to start with my containers first, as I wanted to use and incorporate this dirt into the rows I will plant fall… Read More Potatoes!