Spring is Here – Lets Plant Those Tomatoes

So far this month I’ve only decided on one vegetable to plant. Tomato! I also may need to rethink the garden layout since I’ll be planting about 15 different varieties of tomato! Yes, I got a little crazy with my seeds this year and I’ve also ordered more! This summer the pressure canner will be working overtime. Instead of…

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Garden Stuff – Feed Bag Planter

The area we live in makes it a little difficult to garden. With all the red dirt and clay our garden has always been some type of raised bed or in planters. This year I’m trying something new with the feed bags that I save when ever I buy chicken feed. I cut a small hole in the bottom…

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Garden Magic – Cilantro to Coriander!

Each spring the cilantro seeds that dropped from the year before sprout around my patio.  It’s been about 10 years since I actually bought and planted the original cilantro, however each year I get another crop from the seeds that dropped the previous year.  This year I decided to gather the cilantro seeds and use them in the kitchen. …

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Raised Garden Bed #3

If you remember back a few months ago we had to move one of our gardens. At the time we didn’t know it was directly over our septic tank until we started having plumbing problems. The crazy part is we thought the septic tank was farther out into the yard.Well we’ve had enough warm days so we decided to…

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It’s Been Awhile – Catch-up!

There have been a lot of things going on lately that have taken me away from the keyboard.  Ok, the keyboard at home that is since I sit behind one all day at work too. We started having plumbing problems a couple weeks ago when I notice that there was some water in the basement.  It missed our camping…

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