"How do I get rid of weeds in my garden?" This is probably the most common question I get on my blog, website, and Facebook page, usually coming from someone wanting to garden organically and frustrated there's not a fast, easy recipe for weed elimination. It's sort of like my inability to lose a few pounds.… Continue reading The Need For SPEED(y) Organic Weed Control
We've put in some new plants this spring and wondered what type of fertilizer you'd recommend. Depends. What type of plants? What type of soil? The best fertilizer for all plants and all soil types is rich soil. Don't have that yet? Here's my favorite fertility Rxs for the plantings here in my Texas garden. Here goes:… Continue reading Best fertilizer? Holy crap, BATMAN!
It's beginning to look a lot like.....well, like AUTUMN here in South Texas. But, I don't dread leaves on the ground anymore. Winter officially begins today, December 21st, even if my sister in Denver begs to differ. Storms here sent leaves scurrying, as per schedule this week. So, what should be done about that? (The… Continue reading Rake Those Leaves, or Leaf It Alone?