We are clearing up an area for our new fruit trees. And decided to pull the one blackberry plant close to it.Please contact me at 480-689-2243 if you are interested. We will leave it in the ground…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jacq Davis Oct 4, 2014.
Dear Fellow VPA members,My husband and I are trying to see if there are interests in our recent creations. My husband has welded these fun garden signs for me to paint with chalk board paint, make…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Wadsworth Jun 9, 2014.
Hi All,I just noticed that we have thousands of tiny bugs crawling in the front yard.I took a photo of the tiny one, and one of a pair mating next to them. Not sure if they are of the same kind...Can…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Ericka May 1, 2014.
Last night, I watched Symphony of the Soil, recommended by a fellow permie. It helps to confirm what I am doing to our front yard is the right way to start building a good soil structure for the plants. And I have amazing plant growth to prove it.
Catch a free online viewing of one of the most important film that all gardeners and farmers could watch to understanding soil building and the importance of soil building to help make the future a better place for all of us.
Posted on October 8, 2014 at 8:52am — 10 Comments
I have never planted garlic before. After reading Catherine's monthly planting reminders. I decided to put a handful of sprouted garlic clove that I have bought from the farmers market and grocery store for cooking, all around the container planters and my yard.
Then I started putting random sprouted garlic whenever I have chopped up some for cooking in the garden through October and November. Thinking it will be cool to see where and what condition garlic will thrive in my…Continue
Posted on March 18, 2014 at 9:30am — 7 Comments
Today, I could not wait any longer to check and see if my blueberry grapevine cuttings from Paul has rooted or not. And out of the four cuttings, two of them had put out really good root!
So I have located two spots in my backyard next to the pool for them to grow. This is all mostly experiment since I have never grown grapes and this is just too much fun!
Thank you Paul for trading the blueberry grapevines with me! I am really excited to see if these will…Continue
Posted on March 23, 2013 at 10:03am — 5 Comments
I finally finished building the planters. Today, I was able to plant everything in except for the tomato plant. I am still deciding whether to plant the tomato seedlings from the orange/yellow tomato that has seeds sprouted inside or the tomato seeds that I have collected from farmers market bought cherry tomato.
Here's the wicking columns packed down with planting mix.…Continue
Posted on January 7, 2013 at 6:33pm — 6 Comments