Soil tests three and four

Well, I finally got around to doing two more soil tests. You can read how the first two tests went, here, here, here and here. (Links will open in new tabs) One of the areas I tested was the soil under where we planted potatoes last year. The other sample was from the northwest corner … Continue reading Soil tests three and four

Our 2021 garden: peas are in, and other progress

Our first direct sown seeds are in! This morning, I got the peas planted in their new beds. I also added our first line of defense against birds and deer: flappy, noisy grocery bags. As soon as we can, those will be replaced with whirligigs, wind chimes, flags, flashy things - whatever we can find … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: peas are in, and other progress

Soil test; finishing first sample, starting the second

I left our first sample's water and soil mixture to sit overnight again, and this is what it looked like this morning. This is with the morning light behind it. Still very opaque, after having more than two days to settle! Also, very orange with the light behind it! The soil in this area does … Continue reading Soil test; finishing first sample, starting the second

Soil tests, first area (with technical distraction)

Before I get into this post, I just wanted to add that this is my first post written using the SeaMonkey browser. It's also the first time I'm actually using the browser, yet I'm already seeing a HUGE difference while working in the WordPress editor. Everything is loading SO much faster. The image uploads, the … Continue reading Soil tests, first area (with technical distraction)