Onions in Your Garden

There is no doubt that onions add flavor to any dish it is used in. Whether it is soups, stews, salads or sandwiches, onions spice up the meal. Not only that, if you plant them in your garden the smell can repel certain pests that want to attack your garden veggies. I grow onions inContinue reading “Onions in Your Garden”

Grow Potatoes At Home

I find it disappointing when I go to the grocery store to buy a bag of potatoes and get them home only to find several of them are rotten. Somehow the rotten ones were not close to the area of the bag that you can see through and the smell was not obvious from theContinue reading “Grow Potatoes At Home”

Time to Plant Tomatoes!

One of the first vegetables I start for the season is tomatoes. My favorites are the large beefsteak tomatoes that are indeterminate. They grow to approximately seven feet long and produce tomatoes all Summer until the frost comes in the Fall. They die when the weather gets too cold. By then, have reaped a fewContinue reading “Time to Plant Tomatoes!”

Plant Once-Harvest for 10 Years+

Gardening is an enjoyable activity. However it can be time-consuming and sometimes labor intensive. That is why a couple of years ago I began researching perennial vegetables. At first it sounded like an oxymoron, but there are a few vegetables that are perennial in certain areas under the right growing conditions. In my research, IContinue reading “Plant Once-Harvest for 10 Years+”

Gardening in Michigan in February

This is a photo of my raised garden beds during the Winter in February, 2022. As you can see, everything is dormant and covered with snow now. There is about 5 inches of snow on the ground and the high temperature for today is forecast to be about 28 degrees farenheit. Burrrrrrr! These are newContinue reading “Gardening in Michigan in February”