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Phenology and Blooming Forsythia
Apr
09
2014
Have you ever heard of Phenology? According to Wikipedia, Phenology is "the study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and interannual variations in climate, as well as habitat factors." In general terms, ...read more
The Lazy Way to Plant Potatoes
Apr
08
2014
There are lots of different methods for planting and growing potatoes. I go the "lazy" route for planting seed potatoes and here's how I do it... ...read more
Sweet Potato Slip Update: Week 2
Apr
07
2014
So, I started my sweet potato slips a little less than 2 weeks ago and they are starting to really get going! As you can see in the photo, there are lots and lots of slip nubbins starting to grow out of the sweet potatoes! ...read more
Flower Seeds from the Dollar Store?
Apr
06
2014
Have you ever bought flower seeds from the dollar store? I just did and, although I'm not overly optimistic, I am looking forward to seeing if they'll grow. Here's what I bought ... ...read more
'Tis the Season of Baby Bunnies
Apr
05
2014
One of the things I really hate about spring is the adundance of baby cottontail rabbits here. It's not that I hate baby rabbits (how could you hate something so incredibly cute? I mean, just look at that face!), but I hate that ... ...read more
How to Grow Sweet Potato Slips
Apr
01
2014
Sweet potatoes are super easy to grow and starting your own sweet potato slips is even easier! Sweet potatoes are not started from seed, but rather are grown from cuttings taken off a mature "mother" sweet potato. Here's how... ...read more
A Beautiful Spring Day, Seed Potatoes, and more ...
Mar
31
2014
Today was an absolutely beautiful, warm & sunny spring day. You know, the kind of day that makes you want to kick off your winter boots and run through the grass barefoot. The kind of day that makes you believe that spring really is coming. ...read more