Last year in the first article on strawberries, we started with Ozark Strawberries in an all-organic bed inside the small Growhaus. Since it was covered there was a longer season with warmer temperatures. Did you note how the mother plant sends out daughter plants on long stems to take root and start anew?
To convey water from one place to another we have an underground pipe and an outlet-a freeze proof water hydrant. This is related to your garden projects and water source for your animals. Although it may seem like a major project, it is easy (if you have a backhoe), and the installation will save you […]
When Diane leads me down the vegetable isles of the supermarket to point out the rising cost of foods, I casually lean over the asparagus section and have a tremor when I see the price. Fresh green asparagus beats canned asparagus all hollow, but as the season rolls on, you might can a few quarts. […]
Unfortunately we cannot grow oranges unless inside a Greenhouse. My miniature oranges, limes and grapefruit leave much to be desired- but it is fun. On a more serious note let us discuss growing apples. Let us assume you have bought an old farmstead, or a place with an acre or two. Your first fruit trees […]
While I am waiting for a warm spell to get back to puttering with the Growhaus it was time to take a day and do some “stocking up” shopping. Our previous article last year was well received and I thought to add some more information. This is going to be a “walk-thru” of the Farmer’s […]