If you love garlic as much as I do, then frost is your best friend. Why? It is time to plant garlic! Bearing any disasters, next year you will be smothering in garlic. Can’t you just smell the garlic now?
I love birthdays! Every year I spend the day with hubs at an arboretum of my choice. The New York Botanical Garden was last year’s birthday trip where I learned all about roses! This year we went to Longwood Gardens which is known for being one of THE GARDENS to go to. I wasn’t disappointed. […]
I hate removing dry beans from their pods. I plant at least four beds of beans every year. I complained in one of my YouTube videos that bean removal process was a big time hog. One of my YouTube reader told me to use my dryer for faster shucking. Shoot me now. Learn why […]
I love used coffee grounds and save them. As Tony the Tiger says, they are GREAT in the garden. In fact I bet you didn’t know that I was a frequent stalker at Starbucks waiting for them to put their used grounds in the gardener bin pick-up? Unfortunately, I was competing against super gardener athletes […]
I love to grow my own flowers and seeds but lately I discovered I can grow them without using seeds. What, you say? No, I haven’t lost it. I just started using my own plants to make more plants. My kitchen window sill is my laboratory–a new plant propagation system. Want to learn how? Keep […]
Last year I thought my bush bean leaves were ravished by the Japanese beetles. The beetles didn’t touch my black or white beans So I ignored the beetles to focus on bigger problems–the cabbage looper. Well, ignorance is not bliss since that “beetle” was the Mexican bean beetle which ravished all of my bean leaves […]
Who dislikes squash bugs? Raise your hands. I have 8 ways how you can keep those bugs at bay. Well, if all your efforts fail, you still need to remove the eggs from the back of your leaves. Why? They can suck the life out of your squash leaves. (Those little vampires.) So every summer, […]
Squash bugs are notorious for destroying your pumpkins and squashes. They suck the life out of your leaves.Then, they invade your house in the winter. I am not sure who is worse–the squash bug or the squash vine borer. (Learn some tricks on keeping the vine borer hopefully out of the garden.) I think the […]