rainy days got you down? ideas for gardeners on a rainy day

God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done.  ~Author Unknown It's a cool, rainy  day here--the kind of weather that makes me want to lie on the couch and doze on and off, dreaming of warm, sunny days and veggies growing on the vine.  Sadly, however, the inside of my house beckons … Continue reading rainy days got you down? ideas for gardeners on a rainy day

the worms crawl in, the worms crawl out–cultivating compost

Now that we're revamping the gardens around here, I have been working on some new composting holding areas.  Sundays are usually compost turning day so I thought I'd repost this one.  ~cameron Sunday around is compost turning day.  After a week of tossing stuff into the bin, I spend time on the weekend taking my … Continue reading the worms crawl in, the worms crawl out–cultivating compost

rainy days and rain barrels

While I'm not so happy about starting my weekend in rain after a beautifully sunny week, I'm grateful for the water to nurture our Spring crops.  Since we remodeled our house, I've got to figure out a new system for rainwater collection so will be taking advantage of this grey day to do a little … Continue reading rainy days and rain barrels