Archive of ‘In the Garden’ category

Kitchen Garden Work

| garden, In the Garden, Mulch Gardening


{Farm Scene #4} Traditionally our Memorial Day weekend is marked by getting the garden in. Last year, because of the weather we pushed it back a week or two, but this morning was such a lovely one and the forecast looks good enough that I do believe we’re in the clear so far as frosts […] Read more…


How To Make Your Own DIY Potting Soil Mix

| garden, In the Garden, Seed Starting, seedlings

Custom Potting Soil Mix-2

After years of less than stellar results from pre-made mixes, I’m now using an easy recipe to  make my own DIY organic potting soil mix using a few simple ingredients I’m able to easily find at my gardening supply store. Nothing frustrates me more than a poor quality potting soil mix. There’s a lot riding on whether […] Read more…


~The Gardens in July {2014}~

| 2014 Vegetable Garden, In the Garden

August 5 KG

{July 1st}    {August 4th} After an abysmal June garden report, I’m back to check in with you all and show you how the gardens did last month. I promise, I’ll try not to be quite as depressing. Well it would seem things are coming along, I suppose. At least visually and Green-Growth-Wise. My problem is, […] Read more…


~The Gardens in June {2014}~

| 2014 Vegetable Garden, In the Garden


{The Kitchen Garden} {June 1st} {July 1st} Please don’t laugh. Lord willing, I’m going to look back on these posts in a couple years and laugh myself about how deplorable our conditions are we’re trying to work with here. Surely, we’ll get better at this?! But in the meantime, please don’t laugh at my gardens. I’m […] Read more…


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