Taking gardening troubles into our own hands

We're taking gardening to a new level this time around! First of all, none of our plants have died since we planted them this summer. Second, we've pruned, remedied some overcrowding issues in our tomato pot, added crushed egg shells for extra nutrition, and added support sticks to help long stems. Third, we studied our … Continue reading Taking gardening troubles into our own hands

I’m better at container gardening this year

Two months in. Here's the bright update on our container plants: All are still alive and thriving. We remember to water regularly and to pinch off over-abundant leaves and yellow ones. One thing I'm learning to do is overcome my discomfort at pruning. I feel that the plants should be untouched while they are growing, … Continue reading I’m better at container gardening this year

Another attempt at summer container- gardening for this Black Thumb Gardener

For us, summer requires some sort of gardening. This will be our fourth annual attempt, and I dearly hope our plants will survive - maybe into early autumn. What I lack in skill is made up in perseverance and enthusiasm. My kids and I started this project shopping for basic gardening supplies, planters, and vegetable … Continue reading Another attempt at summer container- gardening for this Black Thumb Gardener