New vegetable garden
Fence and metal tubs are farm supplies from a local grange. Fencing is galvanized, it's called welded wire. It comes in either a roll or in straight panels, and it was cut to length with bolt cutters. The tubs are “galvanized stock tanks” -- cattle troughs. JB drilled ¼” holes throughout the bottom of the tubs for drainage and put down filter cloth before filling them with dirt.
Tips for Growing Great Carrots
Yesterday, some readers asked if I had any tips for growing great carrots, so I thought I'd share a few things that work well for me. I'm by no means an expert
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Gaius the Cat & the Garden
This is a shot from the patio looking over at the herb garden, hanging garden and a peek of the vegetable garden over on the right. Little Gaius the Cat likes to come out and join me whenever I am out tending the garden. Gaius the Cat is leashed because he can not be trusted to stay in the yard (plus there is a 4 lane road way about 25 yards away... and unleashed mean dogs next door).
Kitchen garden at Bolen residence
This raised-bed kitchen garden was absolutely stunning and made great use of a narrow space that was formerly used as a dog enclosure. The space was designed by John Fluitt, an Oklahoma landscape designer. For more information about this and other gardening topics, visit the UF/IFAS website Gardening Solutions.
Just three miles east of the beautiful cathedral city of Worcester and surrounded by glorious countryside, lies one of Britain’s best kept secrets. From the first tantalizing glimpse of the garden across the magnolia-fringed Horse Pool, back round to the entrance through the Melon Yard with its olives and delicious pineapple-scented flowers, Spetchley is full of surprisesIt’s a garden of contrasts, where formal clipped hedges, rose beds and sweeping lawns meet tumbling herbaceous borders…
A Pinner says: this is the BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle.