Monthly Archives: July 2008

did you say poop?

in our continuous search for all things garden-related, we have come across so many important inputs on craigslist….it’s our favorite place to shop! latest find is free manure for the garden. that’s right, dear reader, your food (if it’s grown locally… generally speaking) is not grown in chemicals or by chemicals, but by that all […]


we recently placed straw mulch around the tomatoes, peppers, and cukes. the straw serves several purposes. we use it in conjunction with weekly watering and fertilizer (we use fish emulsion diluted with water – about 1 T fish emulsion to 1 gal water)… why mulch: first, we use it to help keep the soil moist. […]