It occurred to me that, while I've been posting lots of pictures of our garden, some areas get focused on more than others. As we are now in July, I figured it would be a good time to do a "tour" of all the garden, and review how things are doing so far. This is … Continue reading Our 2021 Garden: a tour
It's finally done!! The old kitchen garden beds are done and ready for planting. These beds were made fairly deep, as they will have root vegetables planted in them. The only problem is that the soil is going to fall into the paths without something to support the sides. For now, the flax straw I'd … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: old kitchen garden, ready for planting!
I have to admit that, right now, I'm rather obsessed with gardening! Mostly, I'm just glad we've reached a point, since moving here, where we even can garden at all, even if we really aren't all that ready for it. One thing I want to clarify when I talk about gardening. Growing up here, my … Continue reading Cold climate seed sources
This morning, when checking the soaking carrot seeds, I FINALLY spotted some roots! For those who are new to following this blog (welcome!), this video shows the technique I am trying. https://youtu.be/qZo4GpjswhU The first thing I needed to do was make the conrstarch gel. I noticed in the comments that people found the ratio in … Continue reading Garden progress
Yes! Finally! The weather is cooperating, and I was able to get our potatoes in! From a previous post, this is what I was starting with. The frames are just there to mark out where the beds will be. As you can see, there's a fair bit of grass and weeds. It has been a … Continue reading Potato beds, and new garden area status
Welcome to my “Recommended” series of posts. These will be weekly – for now – posts about resources I have found over the past while that I found so excellent, I want to share them with you, my dear readers. 🙂 Whether or not I continue to post these, and how often they are posted, … Continue reading Recommended: Maritime Gardening