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Trellis me up

Well,  we've already talked a bit about the trellising plants up and keeping them off the ground for a number of reasons.  But also you can use trellising to help guide the plant in a direction you want as well as go vertical to save space.  I haven't gotten my trellis system for my cucumbers… Continue reading Trellis me up

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Thinning down the herd…

Okay, at least for me, one of the hardest gardening tasks to bring myself to do is thinning seedlings.  Usually, the Jaws getting read to attack music goes through my head.  Dah dah....dah dah Dah dah..dah..dah...dah...dah dah.... Dah dah dah dah dah Okay...I think you get the point.  🙂 To give an example of why… Continue reading Thinning down the herd…

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Staying Cool

So, the weather has been insanely hot over the last two days and tomorrow is supposed to bring more of the same.  Hopefully, all of you have stayed cool and safe.  The temperatures are hotter than they should be for this time and year, but it is making things grow really fast.  This can be… Continue reading Staying Cool

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Taking My Own Advice…

Well, almost a week ago I was telling everyone that they should start moving on getting things in the ground.  To run right out that door and plant tomatoes, peppers, green beans. So what do I do? Procrastinate as usual. As of Thursday I still have about 1/4 of the garden to turn over and… Continue reading Taking My Own Advice…