In years past, I have started my seeds using those peat pellet kits you get at most home stores. You know the ones that come with a tray and a clear plastic dome to simulate a green house? They always start out nicely, however once they start, I never quite know what to do next. Do I leave the dome on? Where should I put them? Should I transplant them into bigger pots? What I have done in the past is leave the dome on longer than should be, and then once I take it off, just set…Continue
Posted on March 24, 2013 at 4:55pm — 3 Comments
God is the great orchestrator of all on earth. And when we (people) try to take over, we mess things up. What I have gotten out of this video is that if we just pause for a moment and take a look around, we can see all of the answers to our questions by looking at God's amazing…Continue
Posted on February 18, 2013 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment
It's been a while since my last post and shame on me for not sharing in this summers successes and failures as they happened. Tomato's were a flop this summer. I blame it on the rain. I usually yield about 30 jars of tomato sauce from the season. This year I ended up with a measly 12 jars.
But I'm not here to talk about tomatoes. I'm here to talk about sweet potatoes. Yesterday we got around to harvesting our first try at sweet potatoes. I read that the longer you keep them…
Posted on October 24, 2011 at 11:14pm
What a surprise for me tonight when I dug up a potato after I had assumed my potato adventure this summer was a failure.
After battling Colorado Potato Beetle's back in April by picking them off and removing any leaves with eggs, I thought that I was doing pretty well. The plants were flourishing. Green, bushy and quite healthy looking. However, not knowing very much about what to look for with potato plants, I started to notice the leaves getting spots all over them. This was…
Posted on July 9, 2011 at 9:37pm — 2 Comments