Monthly Archives: August 2010

Rooting for Root Crops

Recently, I harvested my first potatoes of the season. It’s one of my favorite gardening “chores.” As silly as it may sound, to me it’s like a treasure hunt, running my hands through the dark earth in search of jewels. … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s Legacy

We were sad to hear of the death of Charlotte Valbert, one of our Garden Crusaders, who lead the effort to reclaim a blueberry garden in South Tacoma, WA. There are more than 20 acres of lovingly reclaimed, mature blueberry … Continue reading

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So Many Vegetables …

If you find yourself with more vegetables than time, read my list of super-quick, after-work solutions that I use to save some of summer’s bounty for cold winter days. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: #fcf5eb; padding: … Continue reading

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Tomatillo Salsa

A salsa recipe that’s super easy and has a distinctive texture and flavor. The best part: It only has six ingredients. #blog-main { } #blog-main .image-right { float: right; width: 200px; margin-bottom: 5px; margin-left: 10px; } #blog-main .image-left { float: … Continue reading

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The Melon Bag

We keep coming up with new ways to use our Grow Bags. Sarah, our display garden manager, wanted to try growing melons in the Potato Bag. Melons love heat, and she thought the black fabric of the bag would warm … Continue reading

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Miniature Cutting Gardens

If you can grow vegetables in less space, what about flowers? Our new cutting garden plans show you how it can be done. #blog-main { } #blog-main .image-right { float: right; width: 200px; margin-bottom: 5px; margin-left: 10px; } #blog-main .image-left … Continue reading

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A Good Hose

A top-quality hose is a worthwhile investment. It ensures that you can get the job done efficiently and with ease. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: #fcf5eb; padding: .75em; float: right; margin-top: 0.75em; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0.25em; … Continue reading

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