Fall is the time of year to plant garlic. I’ve planted mine in various raised beds as it is supposed to help deter some pests.
A compost is a great way to recycle your used plants and leaves. After a diet of lots of browns and greens it will have generated some black gold for you to use in your garden. So how do you deal with the compost that is generated and how do you ensure the compost-in-progress has a chance to properly decompose into more black gold? Rotating your compost between a multiple bin compost will deal with both of these goals.
This year for the first time I attempted growing sweet potatoes (or sweets for short).
Gardening, especially growing your own food, has many benefits that can positively impact your family's health. Not only can it improve physical health, but by creating a tranquil garden retreat, you can also improve the mental health of your family and visitors.
I find weeding to be a bit of a chore, something I have to do, not want to do. So anything that can make weeding quicker and easier is a plus.
Do you find sometimes that you miss something that needs to be done in your yard or garden because you don't get a chance to visit all the areas? I find that happens often with my yard and garden and some critical tasks don't get done. For me it is important to regularly do a garden maintenance walk to see what I may have missed during my less comprehensive visits to the garden.
Our peaches have been ripening like crazy during this hot weather (25-30 C). So today was the third time to setup the orchard ladder and pick the ones that were soft enough.