60 degrees last Tuesday, 29 degrees this morning. Suppose all that wind we have had the past two days blew it in. Add crazy weather condition swings to the list of why I use row covers. Row covers provide a layer of protection from such abrupt changes in the weather. In theory it doesn’t seem
It is December 18 and I am imagining it is early spring. It is suppose to climb into the 60’s today and we are coming off a little rain, so my fall planted garden seems to be growing as I watch! I planted the rest of the snaps and dianthus babies yesterday in the garden.
Most folks think it is time to put away the garden trowel and sit in the easy chair and only dream of spring, but those that want to keep their fingers in the earth for soul restoration and sanity– there is plenty you can do now. Now is a great time to bring in lots
Monday Nov 11, I gardened in shorts and tank top. Nov 13 it is so cold and wet I can hardly believe it, you have to love Virginia weather! Even if I don’t care much for the change in weather, the hardy annuals just planted in our garden are loving it. All of garden number
The farm is almost ready to be put to bed for winter. I spent this past week tearing down gardens and planting our winter cover crops in an effort to make the most of the coming rain with the big storm Sandy. I planted a variety of cover crops this year. The gardens that had
If you saw the article in the Daily Press newspaper on Oct. 18 about planting hardy annual flowers in fall and want to do it…we can help! You can visit our online garden shop to view and purchase; seeds and see photos of the flowers to plant, the row cover mentioned and organic fertilizer to