Hello, my fellow backyard gardeners! Welcome back to my website. As you can see the monkey-eating corn. Monkey see monkey do! This would be the perfect time to start growing corn, backyard corn growing. Right now in the desert southwest at the beginning of August 2019, our temperatures are cooling down. Not so much but […]
Sweet potatoes are from the morning glory family like the yams and their leaves are edible. Regular potatoes are from the tomatoes, peppers, and deadly nightshade family and do not have edible leaves. Take care when planting.
How to propagate Okinawa spinach.
Mustard greens have vitamin K, vitamin A, and vitamin C as well as fiber. So, people, if you are constipated, try having some. XD
Fall is Coming Fall is coming! vegetable planting seasons Last year I wrote an article on a 10 step process on what vegetables do you plant in the fall. Today fall is coming and its time to start sowing those seeds again. As a reminder that vegetable planting seasons are quite different depending on where […]
So ladies, gentlemen, boys, and girls let me begin with, summer is here! Woohoo… wait not for Yuma that is. Check out these vegetables that can grow right in your backyard during this hot Yuma heat, zone 10a. Triple diggits are here to stay for a while.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]