Posts Tagged ‘Cauliflower’

Mid-Season Side Dressing

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
Whew, a week of sunshine and the garden looks great. The tomatoes I last blogged about last week have doubled in size, thanks to the sunshine and fertilizer. We also enjoyed our first harvest of broccoli, cauliflower and lettuce. Yum, yum! My girls gobble up this fresh produce, consuming fresh foods that are a good source of protein, vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, without evening knowing how good it is for them! (more…)

What is wrong with this picture?

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
What is wrong with this picture? (more…)

Colonial Williamsburg: Gardening Advice from the 18th Century

Monday, December 12th, 2011
Can you imagine gardening in the 18th century? If not, I suggest you visit Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Historians have done a fantastic job re-creating early American gardens. Garden historians have used the writings of John Randolph who pinned, A Treatise on Gardening in 1793, as a guide to rebuilding the Williamsburg gardens. Here is a snippet of Mr. Randolph’s advice to the 18th century gardeners, including many of our founding fathers: (more…)

Fall Gardening

Friday, August 27th, 2010
Cool nights remind me that it’s time to put in the fall garden. As much as we look forward to spring we also look forward to the coolness brought in by autumn. (more…)