Weed Free Gardening

Weed Free Gardening We have found the two biggest issues we face with our garden is the weeds and the watering. Much of this is due to all the time we spend on other things.  Being retired you would think we would have time for everything.  But aches, pains, and doctor visits seem to occupy…

January in the Garden

January in the Garden[mk_padding_divider] Getting in the garden in January can be real challenging.  Cold and often nasty weather here make it an unpleasant task most days in January. A big issue with our garden has been poor soil condition.  We keep adding organic material, compost, and what ever else we can to build the…

Getting Started

Here it is, January all ready. Finally getting moved in and mostly settled, we decided it is time to start directing our attention to getting the garden started. While our goal here is raised wicking style garden beds, getting started as quickly as possible leads us to going with more traditional rows in the ground.…

Raised Bed Gardening

I’vd been studying on raised bed gardens and such. Not so much bending over, better control over weeds and critters, soil adjustments, and so forth. Started last year with an attempt at bucket gardening. I had some success, herbs did the best. Biggest problem was water, just could not water frequently enough during the day…