My Garden

  • Hot Heap - Since a few weeks ago, I have been trying to start a hot heap in our compost pile.  I have the right ratios of brown / green matter and have added kitchen scraps, lawn cuttings, and toilet /paper towel inserts.  But the pile was not getting hot.  I went out and stirred it up a...
  • First Onions - After our garden fell apart, there were still a few things that were able to grow.  Our walla walla onions continued to grow and we were able to harvest the first of them. Once you harvest them, though, you need to let them dry out for a few weeks before you store them.  We had...
  • Composting 2017 - So, I’ve started a compost pile this year and I think I did ok. I put wire fencing on 4 metal posts and made it square. Then took baling wire and attached the fencing to the supports so the fencing would be stronger.. Once completed you can start to fill it with 2/3 brown plant...
  • Garden in Trouble - So, I took a good look at my garden today.  It wasn’t a pretty sight.  At first, both raised beds looked sort of like this I have been looking at both of them for so long since I had been working on the hardscape of the rest of the yard and I allowed it to...
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