So, we’ve been very busy getting our new house to be our new home. There are thing here we’ve never dealt with. For example, mice. The little guys were getting in through all kinds of places. I’ve patched many holes so now they are not partying all night long as often.
Before all the drama, I had been giving my garden a face lift, by doing some lasagna gardening, for a while. Now that we are moving out, I’m sad to say it’s not looking to good any more. I got together with two friends (Aaron and John) and started renovating my neglected back yard. […]
Interesting facts about why aphids are such prolific little pests.
Lamb’s Quaters or Goosefoot (Chenopodium Berlandieri): This little known “weed” (to me at least) is of the same genus (closely related to) as Quinoa. It is part of the Eastern Agricultural Complex, a group of plants the Eastern Woodland Native Americans were foraging for as far back as 6,000 BCE. By 1,800 BCE they were […]
Soviet agronomist Trofim Lysenko coined the term Jarovization in 1928. This translates to Venalization, vernum being the latin word for spring. This study left my head spinning. What it boils down to is that plants know when to flower in spring because of sensors telling them it’s been cold for a prolonged period of time. […]
So I’ve realised that there is way to much info to put on just one post. Here is the first instalment of Good Weeds…. On February 27, I went to an awesome Urban Forage Event ran by Nance Khelm. It took me a long time to post this because of issues I had that day, […]