Do you know why vegetable companion planting is so vital for our garden? Here are some tips. Before, Z started gardening she didn’t know what companion planting was, her mother never taught her that. So, she thought. However, by watching her mom she noticed that when planting mustard greens her mother planted cilantro, scallions, and […]
Today is citrus trees fertilize part 2. In February, I wrote when to fertilize your citrus trees. Well, guess what it’s May and time to get those citruses you love so much some TLC. May is here and we need to fertilize our citrus trees again. Remembered my corny saying? May is a memorial month […]
Self sustaining vegetables are an excellent way to have vegetables.
Harvesting what you planted is a great joy! Just a couple of days ago I harvested some of my mustard greens. I planted these back in October 2017. I have already had three harvests. Of course, I only planted enough to make for my family. In zone 10a vegetable harvest time isn’t always the same. […]
Spring into action and keep those lawns green. During this time my front yard has harbored weeds. No no no… not that kind of weeds. I’m talking about the dandelions, crab grass, white clovers, surges, and purslane. We used fertilizer high in nitrogen and Iron. They promote growth and keeping the zoysia grass green. Our […]
I know it is still spring and everything is still green and beautiful. Something to look forward to, when the time comes. We all know that buying seeds is easy, convenient, and you know exactly what they are. No guessing, no worrying how old they are, if they will grow, or what they are, and […]
Okay guys and gals spring is here and everything from vegetables to insects are just itching to pop. That’s right little insect eggs are dancing around in their shell waiting for the right moment to yell, “here I am!” Starting a new spring vegetable garden is like a new world of happiness. Well for me […]