Category: Garden

Garlic Follies

Two years ago was when I determined that I was actually going to plant garlic. The fact that I’d made the same resolution many times in the past and didn’t wasn’t relevant. This would be the year. The reason I...

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Do You Want to Compost?

Just yesterday I participated in a discussion with a group of my friends who wanted to learn more about composting. I love talking about composting (yes, I really do) because it is a process that still seems magical to me....

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Hardening Off Seedlings

In a few weeks it will be time to start getting those seedlings you started indoors a couple months ago used to living outside. This process is called “hardening off.” The conditions inside your house are much milder and have...

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Should You Start Your Own Seedlings Indoors?

Unless you live in an area of the country where your growing season is really long, there are several common garden plants that need to either be started from seed indoors a couple months before planting or that need to...

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Beneficence from the Garden

It is that time of year again, here in the Front Range of Colorado, when we begin to think of starting our seeds indoors in preparation for Mother’s Day garden planting. (It is usually right around Mother’s Day when our...

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