Garden of Eatin'

I changed the name of the blog. There's a little place on I15 going between Idaho Falls and Pocatello with this big beautiful garden and a sign: Garden of Eatin'. I just remembered that I always wanted that sign on my garden (it's been over…

Avoiding Monsanto Seeds

Seed companies to avoid (link to mothering.com forum discussion) Totally Tomato Vermont Bean Seed Co. Burpee Cook's Garden Johnny's Seeds Earl May Seed Gardens Alive Lindenberg Seeds Mountain Valley Seed Park Seed T&T Seeds Tomato…

Talk about a motley crew garden

If these plants survive this, it'll be in spite of me, not because of me LOLThese are the herbs and lettuce, under the tarp.TomatoesSo classy =)The one tipped over is covering my poor mutilated beefsteakYou can tell we drink a lot of crap here…

Rice?

Hmmmmmmm.....How to grow rice at homeYes, I'm going to try this LOLWent out and did some weeding and watering. Things were getting pretty dry, so I'm hoping some of the sickly plant problem was a water need. The strawberries are still doing…
None of the plants are looking well...the herbs are perhaps the greenest, but they all are turning pale and some have white spots, which could partially be from the cold, but I think it's the soil. The compost we added just wasn't enough. I'll…

Fertilizer

So I did a Google search for "earth juice free shipping" and one of the links was to americanag.com. I ordered Earth Juice's Grow, Bloom, MicroBlast and Catalyst formulas to try out. It wasn't until I just went back to their site to look around…
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Protecting the goods

For some reason, our recycling hasn’t been picked up for 2 weeks and it ended up being a good thing, I took out all the gallon milk jugs I could get to and washed them and cut their bottoms off. These are going over the tomatoes at night,…

More casualties

1 beefsteak tomato plant: lopped off so just a little bit is showing above ground with 2 tiny branches. Not sure if it can make it?2 Roma plants: seems it's too cold at night yet for them, there's some leaf damage that appears to be from the…

Green peppers are under attack!

This is why I planted 2-3 times more then we'd need of everything...I went out today and found something had attacked a pepper plant. It was knocked over with some of the grass mulch pushed on top of it (hiding the evidence? what kind of criminal…

Oh, it's on!

We were out watering and found an evil little furred or feathered creature got into one of the squash mounds. I think cat. While I'm tempted to sit outside with a pellet gun (kidding), I'll look into more natural and nice methods of repelling…

To do list, completed version

Transplanted roma and beefsteak tomatoes, all the herbs, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, and onions. Went ahead and transplanted the lettuce. The corn didn't need as much space as I thought so I put the tomatoes over by it, better soil.Direct…

To do list

My garden map keeps evolving the further along I go. Without much prior experience, it kind of has to. The off white areas are where nothing will be planted and/or are walkways. I planned on 2 types of corn, but after researching, I don't have…