We make a Giant leaf pile and think about the many benefits. Also, we winterize more fruits.
My summer survival plan is to stay indoors when the mercury climbs above 35C. If we get temperatures like February 2017, it’s going to be crunch time for some of my plants, but I plan to give them the best chance I can. And I’ll look after myself as well. My secret weapons? Mulch and books. I’m going to have to act […]
My father-in-law was looking to get rid of some extra straw bales, so I took them off his hands and used them to mulch the garden for the winter. Most of the garden was still bare and starting to really dry out (we’re dangerously close to entering into drought levels) and that’s no shape to […]
I love garlic. I go through a lot of it—most dinners I make include at least a few cloves. So two years ago, when my husband and I bought a house with a gloriously huge back yard, garlic was at the top of my list of things to plant. Not knowing any better, I went and […]