Author: Jodi

This has been an ongoing project since I was twelve when my mother let me dig up a ten by twenty foot section of the backyard to put in what was to be my first gardening failure er, learning experience. Mom knew more about composting than I did and I had no idea I was going to have to 'save' all that icky stuff in the kitchen for that nasty 'pile' in the backyard!

Saving Seeds from Your Garden

For many gardeners, the garden actually begins in January when the first seed catalog arrives in the mailbox. While the cold wind howls outside, we retire to a cozy chair and leaf through the catalog, carefully notating which varieties of…

On Vermicomposting…

I found this on Garden Simply the other day. Check out the date… “Worms seem to be the great promoters of vegetation, which would proceed but lamely without them, by boring, perforating, and loosening the soil, and rendering it pervious…

Update…

Well, the tomatoes are getting ready to be RED! Eugen has pulled it off again this year and has supplied the compost pile with over forty five bags of grass clippings. It is making a fine mulch as well! I…

Tomato Container Gardens

Tomato container gardens are an alternative to a traditional tomato garden. Tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables, well in this case fruits, of people around the world. They can be used in so many ways, in a salad…

International Compost Awareness Week

The theme for 2006 is The Possibilities are Endless … Compost! Across the United States and Canada, composting advocates will be encouraging everyone to Compost! Those who believe in the Compost Message will be planning events in their community to…