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Don’t flush that urine

+9-3    Modern synthetic fertilizer consists of varying amounts of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), which are added to croplands to replace these depleted nutrients in the soil. There are several problems with this method, one of the … Continued

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Keyhole garden

+23-20    It’s so nearly spring, I am itching to get out and do some gardening, I’ve been getting seed catalogs, the siren song of the gardener. About a year ago (+/-) I discovered another method of raised bed gardening, … Continued

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Air pruning?

00    Ever heard of air pruning? Neither have I… I just watched this video and I’m blown away, I think of all the people who do container gardening for many reasons, some don’t have the space, some rent and … Continued

Gardening roundtable

+1-1   Last Sunday afternoon, I went to a gardening roundtable discussion in my community. I live on a mountain side in the high desert of far west Texas (yes, Texas does have mountains, the Davis Mountains to be exact). It … Continued

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Time to start gardening

00    I can hear you now, it’s deep winter, why think about gardening now??? Well my friends, this is the time when you should be thinking about preparing your soil for late winter and early spring, there are only … Continued

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Seed catalogs

00   It’s the middle of winter, cold, dreary, but something I start receiving in my mailbox makes me long for the warm days of spring, the seed catalogs. Those shiny, colorful pages full of picture of ripe fruit and veggies … Continued