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 broken sticks. I can appreciate the beautiful landscaped gardens 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 happy and have already reseeded themselves throughout the beds. I…

  • 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. Asparagus, is the one vegetable I can’t grow on my…

  • 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 be a champion weed puller and tomato taster. He was…

  • 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 are very young seedlings, harvested when they are just five…