Category Archives: Garden Plans

May To-Do List

Planning I need to order the rest of my seeds and supplies, even if it means breaking out the credit card.  If I can’t budget them, however, my list will need to be pared down.  I can successfully argue the … Continue reading

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Composting with Pets

As I’ve written before, my composting method is not very scientific.  I toss all of my kitchen scraps (minus animal products and all of my garden waste (minus diseased plants) in a huge, open heap.  Its moisture levels are determined … Continue reading

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April To-Do List

Planning Continue ordering seeds & supplies.  Budget or no budget, I really need to hurry up and finish this. Maintenance Clean up the garden and prep it for Spring planting.  This always takes longer than I want it to, so … Continue reading

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Shuffling through the Rotation

I finally got around to finalizing my crop rotations this morning.  I would have much rather spent the time outside, but since it was hailing intermittently, I decided it was time to stop procrastinating. In theory, this would be simple.  … Continue reading

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March To-Do List

Planning Photograph the garden. Continue ordering seeds & supplies. Create this year’s planting schedule. Finalize this year’s crop rotation. Get a tub, tarp, and potting soil for school.  A vacuum might be good as well. Maintenance Sharpen mower blades. Clean … Continue reading

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Catalogs Galore!

When I was a kid, seed shopping was easy.  We had one seed catalog and that was it.  Now, I have a giant stack of them and it takes forever to go through them all.  This year, however, I got … Continue reading

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February To-Do List

Planning Photograph garden. Order seeds, hoop snaps, netting, and tomato trellises. Create this year’s planting schedule. Maintenance Sharpen mower blades. Clean and sharpen pruners. Get a tub, potting soil, and tarp for the houseplants at school. Landscaping Update bird feeders … Continue reading

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So Many Seeds, So Little Space

It is that time of year again: Seed Catalog Time.  Why do I always forget how long this process takes?  Silly me thought that I could finish at least the I Want list by the end of this weekend, freeing … Continue reading

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January’s To-Do List

Winter has finally arrived.  We have not had any deep freezes yet, but the winter storms are here with a vengeance.  I have finally conceded defeat on several of my projects and am chucking them off the list until things … Continue reading

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December 2011: To-Do List

I know I’ve been bad about posting lately.  The short days combined with my busy schedule have been getting in the way.  Hopefully I will get back on track during Christmas Break.  Hopefully I will also be able to get … Continue reading

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