I have never grown these before, but they sounded fun. Ground cherries are a type of tomatillo that is more sweet than tart. I’m having a lot of fun with the tomatillos because they have an automatic shutoff on the ripening process, thereby taking out the guesswork. Essentially, when the husk becomes brown and the [...]
One of the three wine barrel planters in the second row of this picture is not getting enough sun. You be the judge of which barrel of peas is suffering a bit. Click on the image for a larger view. I did move it into this position for the picture, and so that the one [...]
With the rains came heavy winds, and with heavy winds came damage to some tender plants. The tall/skinny things seem to take the worst of it — the iris and the pea shoots.
Whether you just bought new strawberry starts or you realized you don’t like where your current strawberry patch is growing, this step-by-step guide will help you get your strawberries off to the right start with a proper planting.
The strawberries are getting a new home this year — a raised garden bed made of cedar! This is how I built it, in case you want to build your own.