Things are really enjoying the rain we've had recently. Including the Ozark Nest Egg gourds. I noticed that there were both male and female flowers blooming at the same time, so I decided to try hand pollinating them. The previous newly formed gourds have all withered away, so I hope these will take. The problem … Continue reading Growing
This morning was the day! After sitting in water, with some molasses and a touch of salt, for a couple of days, our Giant Puffball spores were ready to be used to inoculate an area. The instructions just said to pour over grass, but I did do two things to prepare the area we decided … Continue reading Giant puffballs done, and an unexpected autumn
Okay, I should have done this yesterday, or at least earlier today, but too many other things kept distracting me away. So now I finally have it started. Puffball slurry. The spores in the packet are done the same way as the morels were; as little grains. The package instructions said to put water in … Continue reading Mmm… puffball slurry!
After working on the low raised bed yesterday, I was not physically up to working on another one today, so I figured I would do a project that was less physically taxing. In other words, I'm a bit of an idiot. 😀 It's gotten to be that time of year to do something with the … Continue reading Let’s get fungi!
I was very happy to see our first order from Rare Seeds (Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds) come in. With so many delays in deliveries, I was more hoping than expecting. Also, I'm a suck. More on that later. 😀 Here is what came in: (click on the images to see them better) We've got 2 … Continue reading First seeds in! Plus an early Christmas present.