My Most Awesome Gardening Experience This Summer – Wow, I learned a lot

Wow, I’ve learned so much about gardening this summer.   When I started my gardening project this summer for the first time in a very long time I was extremely excited.   Being the planner I am, I researched, read books, talked to other gardeners and still came away with several “what was I thinking?’ Here are some of my learning curve experiences and thoughts: Start lettuce with transplants instead of seeds. Unless you really do want 50+ lettuce plants. Instead of planting in the raised beds I think next Read More …

How to find out how much you “don’t know about greenhouse gardening”.

A few years ago when I was getting close to retirement I was excited to begin my new life by spending time in the garden.   For my birthday my sweet husband bought me a 6 x 8 greenhouse.   I thought “awesome”.   I’ve been gardening in Alaska (in the interior) for many years so this will be a piece of cake. When I started the greenhouse this spring, I soon found out how much I really didn’t know.   So, to hopefully save you some anxiety I’ve put Read More …