Perhaps this post should be called something more along the lines of “Lack of 2019 Garden Plan”, because this year is going to be very different than previous years….
If the date wasn’t any indication, the chilly temperatures should be enough to tell you that fall is in fact here. With its entrance comes the dying back of much of our lush summer gardens. As the harvest begins to slow, it’s time to begin the process of garden cleanup and preparation for winter.
Whether you are a flower lover or a vegetable gardener, spending some time in the garden now will benefit you and your plants 10 fold in the spring.
Last month I started a new series for documenting my garden this year. This is installment no. 2…
Throughout the lifetime of this blog, I’ve been trying to find a way to record the goings on in my gardens each year, but I’ve never been able to find something that sticks. I’m going to start writing about them as if I’m writing a journal. I think the more personal touch will help me stay focused on it, and not feel defeated when I have nothing to really report except a failed potato harvest (I’ll figure it out one of these days)….
I like to do a spring cleaning of my houseplants every year early in April. This year winter decided to stay late and I wasn’t able to get a nice enough day until recently. Spring cleaning houseplants is something that everyone should be doing. Keeping your plants in the same soil will eventually cause them to struggle and potentially die. Just like the plant’s in your garden, houseplants need space and nutrient-dense soil to thrive….