Made a coffee run and saw this awesome plant outside of a Chinese restaurant. You can grow ANYWHERE. Anyone have any idea what plant this is? The fruits are HUGE (like big watermelon status). I was going to ask the restaurant, but they were closed 😂
The nasturtiums are the last things standing in our garden (aside from some heavily caterpillared kalettes). We are attempting nasturtium capers - has anyone tried them before? Are they worth doing? *** (Also now I'm down to the last two mugs in the Etsy shop).
[Spring 2017] The rain pulls some of the big guys to the surface! Just think of all the “good stuff” he would produce on his own! . . Worm castings are the richest natural fertiliser whose nutrients are highly bioavailable to plants. So a strategy to increase worm density IN the garden soil (rather than in a worm farm) is one of the best to deliver nutrition directly where it is needed (no carting it around); improve the health of the soil and plants; and improve the sustainability of the whole ecosystem. It means that you feed the worms in your garden by sheet mulching with newspaper, cardboard, lucerne etc 💩💩💩😍 . . . . #vermiculture#wormcastings#mulch#sheetmulching#worm#worms#gardentips
The garden is almost put to bed for the year-- just a few more loads of compost to haul in, some carrots to pull, and we'll be set. It was a good year, but I'm looking forward to the break, and for the chance to focus on another major project I have in the works. More to come on that soon-- I think you're going to like it...
Trying to shelter from the rain under the berry arbour...... I can still smell the wonderful orange tree blossom from here even though a few of them have been knocked to the ground by the heavy rain. Nasturtiums are loving a good drink and are looking very lush under the orange tree. I actually can not remember the last time I sowed a nasturtium seed, once you have them they do make them selves at home.....everywhere!
HOMEGROWN CELERY. 🌿 Celery was by far one of the hardest seeds for me to germinate, taking up to 3 months. Waiting for them to stalk up felt like forever. But now here we are - 10 MONTHS later. I’m by no means in a cool climate. Pesticide free and readily available for any meal. ☺️
Fall raised beds are officially in! Better late than never right? For those curious, our beds are made pallet collars. They fit a standard pallet and are used to better secure heavy items to the pallet. To me they're the perfect size for a raised bed, and since we're renting they're easily moved because they collapse down flat. Also we stacked one two high a possible bunny prevention. #fallgarden#raisedbeds#lettuce#swisschard#pakchoi#kale#broccoli#garden#fall#coolweathercrops