It is fall in my neck of the woods. Time to file my last garbage garden report. Continue reading
July 28, to August 3, 2017
Despite the heat wave hitting our area and the influx of tourists, I got a lot done this week. Continue reading
This week I brought everything home and set them in the dirt and the garden.
I was impressed by the root development of the red onion sets, even though they did not seem to be doing much in terms of leaf growth.
I may have waited too long to plant the romaine. I fear that the mould and decay took a heavy toll on these plants too much and I don’t think they will recover. I planted them anyways because they have come this far and they deserve a chance.
I am a little sad about the health of the romaine. It was so robust and I couldn’t believe how much it grew in the first few weeks. I thought for sure that I would be well on my way to my first caeser salad of the year. I must remember that this is an experiment and a learning process. There will be failures. Too bad as it looks like the cost of romaine will remain high for some time.
About 5 minutes after getting my plants in the ground, it hailed. Luckily I got my babies covered up with a cardboard box and assorted plant pots and they survived their harsh introduction to the wild. Hopefully, they will thrive in the coming weeks.
My little garden is growing away. Continue reading
Currently, my little grocery store is selling Romaine lettuce for $3.99 a head. I like a good Caesar Salad as much as the next person, but $4.00 for a bit of lettuce seems a little pricey. Time to come up with a solution! Continue reading
June 28 – July 4
The frugal endeavors for this week focused on using what we had available to us. Continue reading