Tag Archive for ‘gardening’
Although blight is often referred to as a fungal spore, it can also be a protozoa, bacteria or virus as well. It’s almost a catch all term for what often inflicts vegetation during damp or humid and windy conditions. It affects a wide variety of plants, from carrots to potatoes and apple trees to squash. [...]
I currently participate in fruit sharing, and I think it is a fantastic way to preserve fruit trees and shrubs destined for the axe and to prevent unwanted fruit from going to waste. An elderly neighbour of ours had a huge three-row raspberry patch – more than he was able to pick. Since much of [...]
Sitting here, eating local, seasonal corn and carrots which I froze this summer, a frozen fruit smoothie, and delicious local ravioli from Mama Mucci’s in Canton. I’m thinking about the epic snow storm that will be soon descending upon Southeast Michigan. Thinking about emergency preparation (oh shit, we have no bottled water or spare battieries…) [...]
How does a gardener spend a cold winter night? Planning next year’s garden, of course!
The Freedom Garden Courtesy of GRIT MAGAZINE by Paul Gardener The place of the American garden, at least inasmuch as it has become a societal movement from time to time in our history, was outlined beautifully by GRIT editor Hank Will in his blog post on how gardening is good for the soul. The point [...]