Garden

Our Crazy Garden Experiment!

We've gone garden crazy here! Our garden is divided into 8 sections. Seven sections have 5 raised beds in them. One narrow section has two smaller raised beds. We have never planted all 8 sections in one year. This year we are attempting to do just that. I'm really...

“Survival” Seeds or Scams?

A reader recently emailed me about a promotion they received for a "survival" pack of medicinal herbs. This reader was asking if I thought this was a "good buy". I visited the link and I believe that these are the same people who pushed a "survival vegetable seed...

Garden Plans

It's time!  At least it is here in NE Tennessee. I normally start seeds in my greenhouse March 1.  I think I am going to be about a week late this year....that pesky broken foot and all...So...let's talk gardens.  Do you have one?  I seriously encourage you to think...

The Perpetual Garden Calendar..with a twist!

Let's talk calendars!  Typically, in my area, I can purchase a yearly wall calendar with pretty pictures for  $20.00 or more. I write important dates on it, birthdays, holidays...you know...I'm sure you do it too...what do we do with those at the end of the year?  I...

2010 – The Year of Fruit

This year we've gone a little gardening crazy!  The boys actually have two garden spots!  We have our normal area up near the house and so far it is filled with paste tomatoes, heirloom eating tomatoes, summer squash, zucchini, cucumbers, bell peppers, hot peppers,...

Survival Seeds…A Review

A reader sent me the following email:My husband recently learned about a website advertising a "Survival Seed Bank". I wondered what you would think of it. From what I've read (with your posts being prominent in my reading on this topic), it seems unnecessary to...

My NEW Perpetual Garden Calendar!!

Yes! I said NEW!  (can you hear the "whoosh" as I unveil it?).The all new "Gardening Through the Year with the TNfarmgirl - A Perpetual Calendar for the Garden!"For those of you "not in the know", this is no ordinary calendar.  There are no blank squares under the...

My Garden Calendar

I've heard from quite a few of you wanting to purchase my Perpetual Garden Calendar.  So what's the hold up?  Why is it taking longer than thought.  Time for true confessions!When transferring files from one Macintosh computer to another, a certain child, who will...

Garden Goodies!

This wasn't the best year for us in the garden.  We did OK but hopefully next year will be much better!  We got our garden in on time and things were going well but come late April, all of May and most of June things began to slide.  I was so busy preparing for court...

Catching up…

I've been pretty quiet - but I hope I have good reason.We have been really busy outside. We had a glorious spring this year - long, wet and cool! We normally put the pool up on Memorial Day weekend but it was just too cold!So, we spent our time getting the garden in -...