Tag: growing your own food

Garden update: Thinning the herd

Garden update: Thinning the herd

Today, I noticed some white powdery spots on my squash/pumpkin/gourd plants, while finding a bud on one of the plants. Not sure what they are since they sprouted after I threw the fall decorations in the garden to decompose. After sending a panicked message to my gardening Facebook group, I learned that the white stuff … Continue reading Garden update: Thinning the herd

Gardening: A newbie’s take

Gardening: A newbie’s take

The first time I worked on a garden, I helped my grandparents pick strawberries at a pick-your-own farm. Tons of delicious strawberries to eat raw, in my grandma’s jam and over ice cream and shortcake. I saw the end result, not all the work involved in getting those strawberries to grandma’s kitchen. Picking strawberries is … Continue reading Gardening: A newbie’s take