Building a garden is slow and steady work, but once the ground is prepared, the fun begins. This may take days, weeks, months or years depending on…… Read more “Building a Garden is Slow and Steady Work”
This past weekend (mid-February) I did some garden work and planted a few seeds. It was a hot day but I decided it was time to move…… Read more “February Yard Work Getting Some Planting Done”
I was thrilled to see the raised garden bed my son had made. He wanted something to do, so he researched the “how to’s”, went and bought…… Read more “Building Good Soil in a Raised Garden Bed”
Today I did something that I have waited a long time to do. I began work on my flower garden beds. I am finally in my new…… Read more “Plant Shrubs in Winter, Readying the Garden Beds”
Certain plants need a low pH, or acidic soil to grow and thrive. The hydrangea will do well in any pH – acidic or alkaline – but…… Read more “Making Hydrangea Flowers Turn Blue: Lowering the pH”
Get the ground ready for planting by adding bone meal to the soil.