Peas Be With You

Well, it is now nearing August and my first Interior Alaska garden is thriving more than I ever imagined it would. I planted a little bit of everything to see how it would all do.  My most thriving vegetables happen to be my lettuce and snap peas.  I planted the last week of May, and my snow peas were the last thing I thought would do so well in my raised beds. Week after week,  night after night, after watering them I would check to see if there were any Read More …

My Corny Experiment

A friend of mine worked on a very extensive winter sowing project. So extensive she had plenty of seedlings to share. After seeing what she ended up producing, I am fairly positive I am going to do the same next year. I helped her a bit during the process in which she took milk jugs, cut them in half, filled the bottom with soil, planted seeds, taped the jug back together and laid them outside in April to begin germinating. When June 1st rolled around, her jugs were bursting. All Read More …