Onions and I have a love/hate relationship. I love them and they hate me. I have attempted to grow onions from seed or onion sets numerous times. What do I get? Puny onions! Don’t get me started on red onions. Talk about really small-why-did-I-bother-onions.
During the month of February, I break out the old seed starter kit to grow onions and leeks. In this article, I will focus simply on leeks. So, why do I start my seeds so early? Leeks have a long growing season. If you live in the north, you want to start them at [...]
This summer I decided to move my blueberry bushes from one bed to another. They were not thriving in their current location. They weren’t getting enough sun since that area was shaded from about 2 pm on. So, over the last couple of months, I stared at any empty section of my garden (picture [...]
Everyone has a holiday gift guide–for children, moms, and dads. But what about gardeners? So, being an avid gardener, I created a top 5 holiday gifts for gardeners of items that I would want for the holidays. So if you have a gardening male or female ”Anna” in your life, you know they will love [...]
Honestly, I don’t know if fall garden clean-up is worse than spring start-up. In September, I reflect about all my screws ups over the year and vow to correct these mistakes for next year by either moving or dividing plants, adding beds, and/or simply changing the layout of the garden. However, despite my compulsive need [...]