Posts Tagged ‘fruit’

Nutrients in the Garden 3: Decision Making

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Now that you have decided why you want a garden, let’s talk about how to get started.  A gardener never stops learning and though it’s easy to become overwhelmed in the beginning, we all have to start somewhere.  Don’t worry about failing at this point; the biggest mistake you will make is NOT starting!  (more…)

Nitrogen in the Soil

Thursday, February 24th, 2011
The weather has been erratic lately. One day the girls are running through the yard in their flip flops and the next day they are wearing snow boots building a snowman. This weather has even triggered the tulips. They are starting to pop up out of the soil. I want to put little coats on them and tell them it’s not quiet time to display their splendor. I find it fascinating that when conditions are right, a seed or in this case a bulb, emerges from a dark wet place all on its very own. The laws of nature are amazing. Watching a plant emerge from a tiny seed into a plant is one of my favorite parts of gardening. (more…)