May planting

We planted the last bed on the last day of May. Tomatoes, zucchini, yellow squashes, peppers, spaghetti squash, various eggplants. I'm bummed out that I couldn't find a purple and white striped eggplant variety this year, or a purple bell pepper, but what can you do? We did find and plant some blue potatoes, and that is … Continue reading May planting

plant the “dirty dozen”

What is the dirty dozen? they are the most pesticide-ridden foods at the grocery store, according to an article in the Portland Press Herald 's food section last week. if you're a gardener, why not consider this a call to action? if you have been contemplating planting vegetables, maybe this article will give you the nudge … Continue reading plant the “dirty dozen”