Growing

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

Giant puffballs done, and an unexpected autumn

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

First seeds in! Plus an early Christmas present.

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.