First Sprouts of the Season

Took the family on an overnight camping trip and returned Saturday afternoon to find a number of our seeds we planted last weekend had sprouted! Quite a few of our seeds broke...

St. Patrick’s Day: Green Eggs

As with most meals, our 3-year-old's instant response to telling her what we're having to eat is met with a passionate "I don't want that!" So I jokingly told her this morning that we'd be having...

The Mittleider Gardening Course

This year, we're changing over our raised beds to use the Mittleider method for gardening. I'll post more about this in the future, but for now this is a great book talking about a way to get...

Cleaning Out the Winter Garden

This Winter we tried our hand (or green thumbs, as it were) at gardening some cold-weather veggies. Overall it wasn't terribly successful, but was definitely fun growing some things we hadn't...