Here is Hope Gardens Spring/Summer Organic Vegetable Planting Guide. All the how-to’s and how-not-to’s. Sorry for the broken hyperlinks. This document has aged out and can’t be revised. Some day I will wash the dirt off my hands and create a new document. Until then… 🙂 Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ […]
Here’s your guide to summer vegetable garden maintenance . Sorry about the broken hyperlinks. This document sadly can’t be revised but the information is solid. Remember regular maintenance is necessary for a successful garden. HOPE GARDENS SUMMER GUIDE The best fertilizer is the shadow of the gardener. Save Save Save Save Save
Holy Lycopene, you guys. There are over 700 tomato cultivars available today. Overwhelming! Picking the healthiest plant is the most important choice of all. Here’s some tips while at the nursery or this weekend’s Tomatomania! Buy a plant with a strong center stalk. Avoid the Charlie Brown plant. Avoid plants that are broken or […]
Pea gravel circle in mulch Rock formation across decomposed granite (DG) and then mulch on the other side Simple stairs… Native plants in decomposed granite (DG) Mulch with river rock DG stairs and patio in mulch DG patio in mulch Red flagstone with several sizes of mexican pebble and pea gravel Hardscape is […]
Be careful when harvesting your veggies! There’s a lot of bugs out there responding to our warm temps. I’ve been giving my plants a nice hard spray with the hose to keep bugs from laying eggs on them.
Your snap peas will reward your harvesting with more snap peas! Same is true for almost all veggies. And don’t forget to dead head those flowers while you’re out there.
Happy Spring everyone!