I wonder how many watermelon I will get from my 25 cent investment?
It's April 2019 in Zone B and my seedlings are emerging! I love how spring is full of hope as the beginnings of new plants break through the soil and grow a little more each day. If my seed packets are correct, I may begin harvesting food from these tiny seedlings as early as June! … Continue reading My Spring/Summer Seedlings Are Emerging
Previously in this blog, and across social media, I shared terrifying photos. Hornworm poop Hornworm EggsWhile their presence seems to be dwindling, I still see some signs that they are around like bare stems here and there. So after some other gardeners shared with me how much easier it is to spot hornworms at night … Continue reading Using a Blacklight to Find “Hard to Spot” Pests in the Garden
I learned how to spot hawk moth eggs and various destructive caterpillars, but could I catch the moth somehow?
I cannot believe what just defiled my garden.
Great news! We have sprouts! The Speckled Roman and Mexican Yellow Pear tomato Seeds are the first to sprout out of the set--they even beat the pepper seeds that were planted nearly three days earlier. These are an heirloom variety of vegetables. I bought the seed packet for the Speckled Romans from Whole foods and … Continue reading First sprouts of 2013