Category Archives: Method

Basket Garden

Still trying to get back into the workshop to continue work on the tables.  But the muggle job and the extra amount of time I have to spend on food preparation because of my problems swallowing have prevented me from … Continue reading

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Muggle Job

It’s been a few months since I have been able to do any work on the furniture. I had to take on a regular paying job in order to keep things going until the tables start selling. The learning curve … Continue reading

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Kicking Into a New Gear

The garden was starting to move in the same direction it has moved every year in the second half of July and August. Plants were dying back and really struggling to survive. Production slowed down drastically. Leaf footed bugs and … Continue reading

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Pill Bugs and Sow Bugs

I was rather startled recently to learn that sometimes pill bugs and sow bugs eat crop plants. I had always thought of them as gentle tenders of the soil, never as a potential problem for my crops. I planted the … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce

I invented this recipe last night. I think it’s a great recipe for people who have a few tomatoes they want to use for pasta sauce but not enough to be able to simmer them down to make a thick … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Beds

I’ve been experimenting with straw bale beds since last fall. I used them in a couple of difficult spots where the soil is very poor and I didn’t have the time or the materials to make the soil suitable for … Continue reading

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Garden Update

Already there are big changes to the plans for the garden. The bit of land out back in the power line cut where I gardened a couple of years ago is still lying fallow (although I still hope to get … Continue reading

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