Gardening in Hard Times: Food Crops You Can Grow From The Supermarket

Did you know that that there are quite a few edible plants that you can grow from things bought at the supermarket or farmers markets? Now, the supermarket isn’t the best source of vegetables or fruits for growing in your garden, because you don’t know where most of it has come from, what sprays or … More Gardening in Hard Times: Food Crops You Can Grow From The Supermarket

In Which Fruit Trees Get Drastic Measures & a Roll Call

Back in June (oops, time flies!) I pruned all the stonefruit and pipfruit trees and sprayed the stonefruit trees with copper to try to prevent fungal disease. Several trees had to be drastically pruned, partly thanks to the neighbours’ now deceased bull and partly thanks to brown rot. Although I have wire netting all along … More In Which Fruit Trees Get Drastic Measures & a Roll Call