Tag Archives: Gardener’s Supply Company

December 5: Pullet update and seed-saving adventures in Southern California

The year 2016 is drawing to a close. We finally turned on our furnace on Nov. 28. The nights have been getting down into the low 40s pretty regularly. That sent Chicken Little, our oldest hen, into the enclosed nest … Continue reading

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Naming my new garden box

I like to name my gardens. Next to the driveway, I have a bed that I call the Garden of Perpetual Responsibility, where I grow artichokes and weeds. LOTS of weeds. There is a never-ending parade of weeds. But there … Continue reading

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One month later with my new garden box

Oh my, I do love this garden box from Gardeners Supply Company. It is fabulous. In just one month, it has given me incredible joy and many wonderful meals. Above is what it looked like when I first planted it … Continue reading

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Look What I Built!

My southern California urban garden suffers from lack of space and lack of sunlight. The only place where we get sun all day long is the sloped, concrete driveway. Our next door neighbor built a lovely sloped shelf on which … Continue reading

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I built a raised garden bed by myself

I built a raised bed in our front yard for growing vegetables, using my new cordless drill as a screwdriver. Here’s how. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday and Kitchen Cupboard Thursday, April 23, 2012

Here are some photos of my spring garden right after a dense morning fog coated everything with beautiful dew. Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, November 14, 2011

I harvested 5 lbs 11 oz of produce the first two weeks of November, but am getting no eggs from my hens. Continue reading

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