When I got my chickens a couple of months ago, I started spending lots of time out in the pasture. They’re so much fun to watch, and since they’re my first chickens I like to watch them and see how they act. As those first couple of weeks came and went I was driven crazy […]
About a month ago I covered two of my raised beds with PVC pipe frames and tulle. I planted broccoli in one of the beds, and zucchini in the other. In another (uncovered) bed I planted Brussels Sprouts (which are closely related to broccoli and attract the same pests). Here are photographs from today. You […]
What do gardening and weddings have in common? Tulle! In a previous post, I talked about my challenges with growing squash and defeating squash vine borers who are constantly plotting the demise of my squash plants. I heard from several people that protecting those squash plants with tulle (the netting often used in bridal veils) […]
I’ve heard that people run from gardeners because they don’t want to be given any more zucchini? Well, that never happens to me. I’m guessing it’s mostly non-organic gardeners that have extra squash to pawn off. So far, every time I grow zucchini or any other squash, I get a few fruits, then the squash […]
Last night on my worm inspection they were bigger and fatter than usual. I actually had to take a deep breath before I grabbed this guy and smashed him with my bare hands.