LMU

planting at last

Well I just finished a long post about planting and the powers of the internet erased it GRRRRRR!!! So more briefly since Memorial Day we've managed to plant tomatoes, peppers, tomatilla's, eggplant, a huge variety…

response to Kathy C.

Kathy asked me if Abe Lincoln tomatoes are pink or red. They are a red medium sized tomato. She also asked if they need support. We planted them once in 2010 and I can't remember…

sweet strawberries and rosemary

Today we had a going away party at our house for our priest who was on essentially a 3yr residency with our church. So most of the parish was here for this bittersweet goodbye. So…

plant sale and other meanderings

We had our 1st plant sale this past Saturday. We had from heavy to light rain through the whole sale, bad luck. In spite of it we sold $400 worth of plants. Bill, Debbie, Bonnie,…

potatoes and bee whisperer

This picture isn't great but it captures much of our potato field with our Bee Whisper Junior in the background. He worked for a long time yesterday trying to get a swarm of bee's that…

Garden musings

It's been a fairly quiet week for most here at LMU. It's been too wet and cold to do much in the gardens. We had hoped to start planting corn and beans at Wednesday workday…

Week of Apr. 22nd.

Such a week we had! I'm slow reporting it as I had to get the pictures. At our monday night meeting we all worked in the gardens. We concentrated on getting as many people going…

Potato Planting

Fellow Gardeners, First I apologize for sideways pictures.  Bill took them on his phone and my computer won't let me rotate them.  Oh Well, at least you can see our workday wednesday planting potatoes.  We…

Planting by the signs and other ramblings

This morning after watering in the greenhouse and planting 3 flats of peppers and tomatoes I went over to my raised bed determined to plant lettuce, spinach, carrots, beets and peas.  The soil with the…