Gardening

Will 2014 Bring Another Drought?

Halloween is barely passed, Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner.  You’ve got a lot to do between now and January 1, 2014.  Some where in all the business of the holiday season, gardeners need to plan for their…

Feed the Beef!

For the first several millennium, cattle lived off grass or whatever forage was around.  Cattle were leaner and typically had a lower weight than they do now.  Then some time after 1875, farmers started to wonder why pork was preferred…

Garden to Market

Are you one of those gardeners who grow a large garden and end up giving away a large portion of your harvest so it won’t go to waste?  If so, that’s money down the drain, and money in the pockets…

From Compost to Potting Soil; part two

Consider yesterday’s article about composting: Go to the dump.  Depending on where you live, your local landfill will have leaf, grass and tree trimmings.  Call them to find out if they sell mulch, double ground mulch, compost and other things…

From Compost to Potting Soil; part one

There’s quite a bit being said about composting.  It’s almost the first thing out of the mouths of garden enthusiasts when you ask for a list “must do” tasks.  There’s more to composing than letting something rot in a compost…