Category Archives: in the dirt

we have veggies!!!

it’s may 28th and we have a frost warning in cleveland…… but we have veggies!!! last night we enjoyed a salad with lettuce, arugula, spinach, mesclun and radishes from our garden. it was super tasty and a wonderful way to celebrate our early square foot gardening success. peas are coming up nicely …. and beans […]

manufactured soil

our raised beds, bins and pots all contain manufactured soil that consists of: 1/3 peat moss 1/3 course vermiculite 1/3 compost/manure. this combination does quite well. the peat moss adds air to the soil and improves soil structure. the vermiculite soaks and retains water and the compost contains great nutrients for the plants. though we […]

dude, where's my blog??

it’s official….we finally have a blog! this blog will follow the trials and tribulations of our urban garden project in cleveland, ohio. are you ready? here goes….. it’s the end of april and we have already planted several seeds. we started with parsley and onions in february in the basement under a grow lamp. in […]