Month: March 2010

Davis Community Garden

There has been a lot of debate on what is considered an ugly garden. Personally, I think gardening is about function. A garden bursting with plants and vegetables is beautiful even if the tomato cages are sagging and the bean t-pee is made out of […]

Second Week of CSA from Fully Belly

I received my second box of CSA goodies this Wednesday. I was thrilled to see that that I was getting asparagus again. The box also included spring garlic, navel oranges, swiss chard, large bag of mixed greens, asparagus, yellow potatoes, and huge carrots.

Happy First Day of Spring

Today, is officially the first day of spring. I’ve been busy with lots of gardening projects. As you can see, Jack has been busy supervising.

Ugh Slugs

March Bloom Day

Today, couldn’t be a better day for bloom day. The plants are especially perky now that the temperatures are a little warmer. The Mickey Mouse violas and alyssum that I bought a couple of months ago have really taken off. The Violas have been especially […]

Sunflower

Spring Bulbs

It maybe raining today, but yesterday was a great day to take pictures of the spring flowers. Freesia, crocus,calla lily, grape hyacinth, and a few tulips are all in bloom. Crocus Grape Hyacinth Freesia Tulip

Spring CSA Box from Full Belly Farm

I wasn’t going to join a CSA this year. I thought I could get by on harvesting from my own garden and shopping from the local farmers market. But that was before I saw that Full Belly Farm was providing asparagus in their current boxes. […]

Future Gardeners of America

Two of my sisters had babies recently. While my sisters aren’t interested in gardening. I feel it is my duty as the cool aunt to introduce them to the wonderful world of worms, dirt, and plants. First there is little Logan, I think he will […]

Rainy Day Gardening Projects

We have been really fortunate to get a good amount of rain this winter. I love the rainy days but it does inhibit my gardening projects. I came up with a couple ways to get my gardening fix when the weather wasn’t cooperating. Microgreens Micro-greens […]