This is a collection of posts that I’ve written about my adventures gardening in the great state of Maine. I began writing about this topic in 2014 and have yet to stop. These posts aren’t in any particular order, but they sure are exciting! —– Every spring, as I plant my garden, I surprise myself […]
Gardening can be one of the most rewarding endeavors in life. Whether it be flower or vegetable gardening, both offer their own values. There's nothing quite like purchasing a plant or vegetable that's already growing on its own, only to replant it and watch it grow into adulthood. Just as exciting is planting from seed. When that first bit of green peeks though the soil, you know you've done something right. In this category, I'll share many of my trials and tribulations as they pertain to gardening. I've been at this hobby for over 20 years, so I've got lots of stories to tell. Some have good endings, but many more have horrible ones. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll probably learn something too.
I got this idea yesterday. Since I recently picked up a load of composted horse manure (that has no smell) over at the farm, why not try try to grow some chard indoors again? It’s the middle of October and my chard is still going strong outside, but I’m not sure how long that’s going […]
The entire goal of yesterday’s excursion was to shovel a load of horse manure into my truck and bring it back to the house to dump in our new raised garden beds. While the primary mission was accomplished, our secondary mission of petting and feeding the horses across the street somehow elbowed its way into […]