How to Grow Your Own Endless Mushrooms At Home
Image Credit: US Department of Agriculture @ Flickr The fleshy, fruiting bodies of the Kingdom Fungi, mushrooms can be found thriving on the mossy bark of trees and the shady soil beneath the umbrage of plants, preferring the dark and damp areas of the wild. Unlike green plants that, through the process of photosynthesis, convert...Read More
A Pea Trellis Fort - How Wee Learn
These little ones of mine do love their forts. And in the garden, their very most favourite thing to eat is the snap peas. So I thought that combining the two was just the thing to do! Sounds simple enough, except for the fact that my forts generally fall down quickly. And except for the...Read More »
What to Plant in September in Your Vegetable Garden
Are you wondering what you can plant in September? Depending on your zone, you might be surprised at all that you'll be able to grow this fall.
Black Nebula Carrot
75-80 days. Incredible dark purple, almost black colored carrot. The color reaches throughout the root. Roots are 9-10 inches long and tapered. Best when eaten young or roasted, color does not blanch when cooked. These fruits remain purple after cooking. During the spring consider using the roots for egg or fabric dye.
Dark Knight Hybrid Pumpkin
Dark color adds a dramatic dimension to fall displays. Oval 8 to 10 pound fruits have deep ribs and retain their dark green coloring if picked early. Allow them to ripen on the vine and they turn a medium green with orange flecks. The fruits have a long shelf life ensuring they'll last through the fall season. Vines possess good tolerance to powdery mildew.