Started this discussion. Last reply by Alison McKee Jan 29.
Some Like it COLD!
Here’s a list of vegetables that actually like the cold! Still not a bad idea to cover with frost cloth, but just know that theses veggies should come though with flying colors!
Make sure the herbs are well covered…Continue
Posted on December 30, 2010 at 1:01pm
I am beginning to re-think growing my own food – in the middle of the summer in Phoenix! Today was the 5th day in a row over 110 degrees, it has been 75 days since the last rain fall and the low temps are still in the 90’s. Every morning I get up to check on the plants, water them, and hope for the best.…Continue
Posted on July 2, 2010 at 11:09am — 4 Comments
This article has great photos on what to look out for on you plants and then what to do.
The thing I found interesting is that this article says that the volunteer tomatoes may carry the blight. It suggestes removing the volunteer plants.…Continue
Posted on June 22, 2010 at 3:46pm — 1 Comment
Got this info today from the Master Gardeners and I thought I would pass it along.
Q. - I have a recurring problem with my tomato plants. They do really well until they start fruiting and then they start dying. THe oldest parts begin to turn brown and gradually the whole plant turns brown with just the fruit remaining on the branches. Any advice?
A. - The damage you describe is typically…Continue
Posted on May 15, 2010 at 6:30am — 12 Comments
Happy Earth Day 2010.
Forty years ago, in 1970 amidst the Vietnam War and the last of the real hippies, the first Earth Day was celebrated. I don’t think I took much notice back then and for the next two decades. I was too caught up in my own world of abundance and working for a large corporation where the money seemed endless. As long as my own little world wasn’t affected it was hard for me to feel that anything was going wrong. Sure there were movies…
Posted on April 19, 2010 at 4:02pm — 1 Comment