We talked about using the broad fork for bed preparation in our “Grow More Vegetable” classes. Here are some pictures I took last spring. Mid to late March is the time to start planting peas, spinach, kale, carrots and cabbage outside. The row cover is handy in case we get a cold snap. The large[…]
Did you save your own seeds last year? Or maybe you have seeds left over from last year or several years ago. A germination test is a great and easy way to make sure those seeds will sprout and grow. Even if you have test phobia,don’t panic-this is easy! Place 10 seeds of the[…]
It’s back. Learn to pack a 21/2 X 5 foot raised bed with a huge amount of vegetables! It’s easy to multiply by 5 so this works for larger gardens too. This is an interactive vegetable growing workshop for all skill levels. We’ll meet at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 104 Courthouse Street, Saturday January[…]
Companion planting was a topic we barely touched in our recent workshop. Here are 2 charts that might be helpful. .
I have a waiting list for another Grow More Vegetable class. If I have 5 more folks sign up, we’ll do it again on February 9 am-noon at the GLC/IFM office. Here’s the full description again. Just call or email me to register and you’ll pay at the door. This is an interactive vegetable growing[…]
Sometimes I have a hard time thinking of what to cook. This is great resource from the NY Dept of Health that has healthy recipes in both English and Spanish! Click here to open the pdf and then click on the vegetable or fruit of your choice to view all the recipes. I clicked on braising greens[…]
Seed catalog are filling the mailbox and it’s time to start planning what to grow this year. This is an interactive vegetable growing workshop for all skill levels. We’ll meet at the Grayson LandCare/IFM office at 108 Courthouse Street, Saturday January 26th from 9 am to noon. Cost is $10 and light refreshments will be[…]
The 13th annual Grayson County Youth Livestock Show had 58 participants . Beef and dairy cattle, lambs, pigs and chickens were exhibited. In addition, the County Fair had 95 entries! There were youth and adult classes in baked goods, canned goods and vegetables. 7 area agricultural organizations also had informational displays. Thank you to everyone[…]