Category Archives for "Green Home"
Have you been planning to do something to transform your drab yard into an oasis for a while, but haven’t been sure where to start? Your yard is an important part of your home and can act as your personal sanctuary after a long, hard day, so having an aesthetically pleasing backyard space with a […]Continue reading
One of the dangers of growing plants in the Tower Garden is that you’re going to want to grow All. The. Things.And soon, you’ll find yourself buying. All. The. Seeds.You’ll find yourself accumulating and juggling and struggling to organize all those seed packets. You’ll be wondering how to organize seeds conveniently.Maybe at first, you simply […]Continue reading
Who says you can’t grow tubers and root crops in the Tower Garden?In fact, some people have tried, with hilarious results.Image Credit: Tower GardenCan You Grow Sweet Potatoes in the Tower Garden?I wanted to do something different.I wanted to grow a root crop, but not for the root. I wanted to grow it for the […]Continue reading
When folks say comfrey is a miracle plant, boy, they weren’t kidding!I received two comfrey cuttings — for free — from a member of our local gardening group.From these two cuttings, I got 18 crown and root pieces to propagate, or potentially 18 new plants.Propagate Comfrey from CrownsSome of them I planted as crowns and […]Continue reading
If you recall, in the previous post, I recommended joining a seed/plant exchange group on Facebook.Well, I took my own advice and joined this one:Here’s a seed and plant exchange group I found after a quick search on Facebook.A lot has happened since then.I’ve:given away all my extra lemongrass plantsreceived a couple of comfrey plants […]Continue reading