I just pulled 40 ears of corn out of one of my raised beds. There's still another 20 or so still ripening. I love late May! Nonastringent Persimmon I started working on my perennial food forest about eleven years ago. Gardening is my hobby, not my job, so those eleven years took time I might … Continue reading Food Forest
Right now I am finishing up the main chores I have left until our summer is in full swing. Our days are already in the 80's and 90's but we are still cooling off at night (and when it rains) so it's not officially summer weather for us. I have to hurry to get everything … Continue reading Pre-summer Checklist
Putting Bananas To Bed For Zone 8b Winter
I have been growing bananas for several years now. Mainly, I grow Gros Michel which is a full sized, fruiting, antique banana. The first few winters: I brought them into my front entry that could accommodate the 12+ foot bananas and kept them in pots with grow lights on them. They didn't like it. They … Continue reading Putting Bananas To Bed For Zone 8b Winter
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