Note to Self on Seeds
all Belarussian Gypsy in cupcake container + 2 eggplant eggplant seeds in strawberry container all Striped Amish in tomato container all cherry toms in brass container
Journal Entry - Planted Seeds!
i know i’m a little bit late getting my seeds started, but we had some financial issues that kept me from making my order. i finally just got them in the mail at the end of last week, so i took some time today to get them into the soil! i decided this that this year i would only plant heirloom seeds, though i will probably pick up some organic seedlings from the farmers market to fill out...
Can't figure out how to respond....
Wondering how i can respond to replies on my tumblr posts? Spiraea - yes! feel free to repost! :)
Making pesto from the herb Garlic Mustard
Finally! After a long winter of pining out the window at my new backyard, I was finally able to eat something produced there! Mind you, this wasn’t anything that I cultivated… garlic mustard is a highly invasive weed that needs to be pulled, roots and all, from your garden. And, at the prompting of my good friend Raina, I decided to not just throw it away, but make something edible...
Eating Weeds by Susun S. Weed →
Weeds in Your Garden? — Bite Back! c. 1999 Susun S. Weed I always say the gardener’s best revenge is to eat the weeds. I’ve been doing it for thirty years and can testify that my health and the health of my garden has never been better. Here are a few hints for gardeners who’d rather eat their weeds than hate them (and for non-gardeners...
There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic.– Louis Diat
Super Invasive Garlic Mustard! →
Got the Seeds!
Received my seed order in the mail! She also included a free sample of heirloom cherry tomatoes :) Need to get these things in some dirt, pronto!
Mary Jane's Farm Video Library →
inspiring and pretty videos! i love the chickens!
Notes on Growing Tomatoes
- Plant deep. About 4 or 5 inches, up to the top flush of leaves. - Fertilize early and then leave it alone, except to add potassium occasionally. - Mulch. It keeps the soil moist and at a moderate temperature. - Pluck the first flowers. This allows the roots to grow stronger, which will create more structure for the plant and provide more nutrients. - Cage or stake. This will keep the...
The Victorian Kitchen Garden - TV Series →
The whole show is up on youtube :)
'The Garden' - documentary about South Central... →
if you haven’t seen this movie, i highly recommend it! extremely motivating and moving!
Kalamazoo 100 Mile Market →
everything sold is produced within 100 miles. truly local, saving on fuel and sustaining our community farmers!
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets...– ~ Bill Vaughan
How to set up a seed swap →
i’m wondering if it’s not already a little late to organize this for this year. but definitely an idea for next year!
Guerilla Gardening - Seed Bombs! →
Heirloom Seed Order - TAMIL NADU INDIAN EGGPLANT →
ARUMUGAM’S TAMIL NADU INDIAN EGGPLANT - RARE! LIMITED QUANTITIES -ORDER EARLYI got seeds of this rare eggplant in a seed trade. I lived for 2 and half years in India, although most of that time in the Himalayan Mountains in the now beleaguered state of Kashmir. However I was lucky enough to have travelled all over this fascinating country. Tamil Nadu is the southernmost state of India and...
Heirloom Seed Order - AMISH STRIPE TOMATO →
EVA’S AMISH STRIPE TOMATO ~EXCLUSIVE FAMILY HEIRLOOM-ONLY USA SEED SOURCE! - My 89 year old, Pennsylvania Dutch friend, Eva, who has given me so many of her family heirloom seeds, gave me seeds to this great heirloom tomato that was originally from the Amish. She passed away this summer in mid sentence asking her son about how big were his fish on his latest fishing trip. That’s...
Heirloom Seed Order - TSYGAN BLACK TOMATO →
TSYGAN BLACK TOMATO (from Russian~translates as GYPSY) ~ EXCLUSIVE- Here is another great, rare tomato from seeds I received from Andrey B. of Belarus. He described it as: ” Brown-dark-red, midearly, tasty Russian variety. Semi-determinate, height 120 cm, average fruit size 120 gr, maximum harvest from one plant 5 kg” . This tomato was actually very early and yet also very...
Vardo Garden - Some Gypsy Inspiration →
vardo garden porn!
Gardens… should be like lovely, well-shaped girls: all curves, secret...– ~H.E. Bates, A Love of Flowers
Back to the Garden - A Jason Webley Game →
You can lead a horticulture, but you can’t make her think.– Dorothy Parker