Welcome to part 3 of our special series on year round indoor salad gardening. In the past two parts we've covered choosing a location for the garden, building shelves, picking containers, mixing soil and assembling supplies. What's left? Growing.
Hello and welcome to Part 2 of our how-to series on year round indoor salad gardening. In today's post, I'll discuss how to choose containers, what soil to pick for planting and share a recipe for adding water to soil in the proper ratio to prevent mold from rearing its ugly head. We'll give you … Continue reading Year Round Indoor Salad Gardening: Get Ready
Is an indoor salad garden possible in a Canadian winter? We're about to find out.
The purely observational, unscientific results of the aphid massacre are in! I grew three different varieties of kale this year: black kale, Portuguese kale and Vates Kale. Each variety stood up to the aphids with varying degrees of success. The overall winner and the kale variety most resistant to aphid damage was black kale. Black … Continue reading Aphid Massacre: Aftermath
Aphids, squirrels or perfectionism: which one is the real enemy?