G wants his Eden; start with the soil, with the help of the USDA’s Soil Web Survey. And then, on to plants: How about Pakistani mulberry? Heavenly, even if it wasn’t from Eden.
Monthly Archives: June 2016
Small is good, sometimes, in gardening. I plant small trees which need only small planting holes and only small amounts of water to establish. Also, renovative (drastic) pruning revisited.
Sustainable right down to my potting mixes? Not quite. A look at coir vs. peat, and other organic components. And what about perlite.
Hot weather means potted tropical and subtropical plants vacation outdoors, greenhouse figs start growing strongly, and I try for early curcurbits in the greenhouse.
The wacky winter left it’s legacy on one pear tree, growing only at its top half. But I can’t blame the weather for my poor tomato and pepper seedlings this year. Or maybe I can.