Feb 272018

A Garden in 30 Minutes

Today was beautiful. The sun was out and the temperature was in the low to mid 60’s. That’s what I call perfect garden weather! I didn’t have much time to garden but needed to do…Continue Reading

Mar 302017

Black Plastic Tarps in the Garden

black plastic tarp in the garden to kill off weeds

This week I began testing a new (to me at least) gardening technique! Using black plastic tarps in the garden to kill off the weed growth underneath. The concept is simple and is something that…Continue Reading

Aug 142014

A Few Gardening Tips Before Fall Arrives

You can feel it in the air can’t you? The coolness of an approaching autumn. The each passing day is getting noticeably shorter. We’re beginning that transitional period from the hot summer growing season to…Continue Reading

Jun 142014

Blossom End Rot and What To Do

When the fruit first begins to form in your vegetable garden you may notice a condition where the blossom ends of the fruit turns brown to black then begins to rot away. This can happen…Continue Reading

Jul 052009

Preventing Deer Damage to Trees

As you can see from the picture to the left that this tree has taken a beating. Last fall when the deer were out in force a buck decided to rut against several of my…Continue Reading