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Category: Composting

Egyptian Walking Onions

I planted the Egyptian walking onions (the picture to the left is from wikipedia, not from my garden) I got from Ebay today. I’ve had them in my fridge for a couple of weeks because they actually came the afternoon before we left for our Disney vacation. I hadn’t had…

November Garden Happenings

The first week of November we took a family vacation away from the dropping temperatures here in NJ to visit the Mouse House down in Orlando. We had TONS of fun at Disney and, along with thousands of other tourists, enjoyed seeing Hogsmead at Universal for the first time. I…

Planted Broccoli Raab and Patty Pan Squash

Change of plan! I intended for the whole 5th vegetable bed (E) to be Broccoli Raab, but while I was planting it today I decided that a 1/2 bed should be enough. 8’ x 4’, the size of a whole bed, is a LOT of Raab. 🙂 In the 2nd…

My ‘Neat’ Compost Enclosure Didn’t Work

In the fall I tried to clean up my compost operation that was taking over a corner of my back yard. The original pile was semi-enclosed with a short wall of border bricks. It was messy and I got sick of looking at it after a while. I spread all…