Category: Tropical and Exotic Plants
Updated on February 15, 2016
Sheri Ann Richerson from ExperimentalHomesteader.com and author of numerous books including The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Seed Saving & Starting shares Brugmansia planting tips as she plants seeds. Brugmansia seed typically germinate somewhere between 2 to 10 weeks… Read More
Updated on July 9, 2015
These easy to grow beauties are toxic; however with proper care they are an easy to grow tropical plant. Be sure, however, to keep them out of reach of children and pets.
Updated on February 6, 2016
Getting a head start on the vegetable garden can be tricky if you wait until January because of frozen ground. It seems this time of year if the ground is not frozen it is wet. Neither condition is… Read More
Updated on July 7, 2015
January is a good time to prep your vegetable garden, plant cool season crops and get your seed starting supplies ready for the upcoming season. For those who were unable to get into their garden in January due… Read More
Updated on December 8, 2014
We had a killing frost last night, so most of the garden was already gone today – including my hardy figs. I did not get them covered in time to save the figs that were almost ready to pick – but there is always next year. After a careful survey of the garden I did find several cold hardy plants up in the big vegetable garden that were doing well. I dug those up and transplanted them to the small hoop house for the winter. Those plants were celery, cabbage, Brussels sprouts and lettuce. Growing inside the hoop house was some onions left over from last year. I watered all the plants in well and am sure they will do just fine thought the winter.
Posted on December 1, 2013
There’s nothing quite like a fresh picked tomato when the weather outside is frightful – and it certainly has been here in Indiana. The catfish we put into the aquaponic system this spring didn’t make it – and… Read More
Posted on September 26, 2013
Fall is here which means winter isn’t far off and it’s time – once again – to bring your tropical plants indoors. We all know the drill – move the plants out in spring, redecorate, then panic once… Read More