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After a few days of settling, the towers are ready to plant. The decision was to plant six spots in each tower. If the seed potatoes were small, two were planted together – otherwise just one. The potatoes were covered … Continue reading
After the various pieces were cut, the final assembly took place in the garden. In order to plant the potatoes, each tower base needed to get filled. The bottom layer will be 3 to 4” of loose straw. Some folks … Continue reading
To begin, obtain the following lumber: 2 – 2x3x8’, 2 – 2x6x8’ planks, 1 – 1x4x8’ board. Cut as follows: cut 2×3 into 4’ lengths for vertical corners. Cut 2×6 into 24” lengths for bottom two rows of side boards. … Continue reading
Having grown various Potato varieties for several years, it seemed like time to try out growing them in a Potato Tower. The idea is to grow small crop of each variety in its own isolated raised bed. Growing Potatoes in … Continue reading
If the weatherman is hoping for a Christmas Card this year, he can just keep hoping. And he might just as well forget getting a Birthday Card too after this ! The only good thing is the ground has thawed … Continue reading
The early brassica crop of cabbage, broccoli, pak Choi, and Napa Cabbage have been seeded. These can take a little chill so once they’re strong enough, they’ll transplanted directly into beds outdoors.
Some one thinks this is absolutely Wonderful and someone else thinks this is Horrible. Guess who thinks what.
After a few years of experimenting a slightly different design was chosen. Most often the grow light fixtures are suspended on chains which lower or raise the lights as needed. After a few crushing slips, a different approach was needed. … Continue reading
Now that the snow inside the fence has mostly melted Wonder Dog Gus finds Spa treatments wherever he can. Problem is that when he’s relaxing obeying simple requests like “Get up” will be completely ignored until further notice.