I have a new plan for our small orchard area. Something called a food forest. Planting it more like landscaping with companion planting the goal. One Green World published a great article on companion planting for fruit trees and I thought I would share it with you as well: Companion Plants for Fruit Trees fill… Continue reading Food Forest…hmmm
As a few of you may know I am taking the Mushroom Course from The Herbal Academy. It is absolutely fascinating to learn folklore, history, and the science behind all manner of fungi. One thing that truly grabbed my attention was that 95% of plants/trees on earth need fungus to thrive! Sounds pretty insane right?… Continue reading Fungi Make Plants Stronger
We accidentally let the zucchini get too big so they will make Zucchini bread, oh darn haha. The cucumbers are coming on strong but the zillions of tomatoes are still green as green can be. We have First Lady tomatoes but even they took a break to stay green. Onions look to be of good… Continue reading Garden harvests!
A while back I mentioned we were going to be putting in a raised garden bed for the vegetables this year. Throughout the month of May we have made lots of progress! First we have the building of the raised beds: The finished product: The next set of pictures is the area we prepared for… Continue reading Raised Beds
We are trying to get a new garden area set up still for the vegetables. Today a friend of mine brought over some wonderful topsoil to put in the raised bed boxes!! There's next to no rocks and it's really nice and loamy. He will be bringing more over as he works on one if… Continue reading Garden Projects