As part of our crazy adventures of trying to turn our farm into a profitable venture, we’ve decided to start with a cheap option of creating worm castings and fishing worms. Worm Castings are used in the garden because it has a number of benefits for fertilizing your plants. While we do sell our extra worm castings, it is something …
Aphids, What are they Aphids are tiny little bugs that have soft white/black/yellow/gray/green/pink bodies. The multiply like rabbits… rather, worse than rabbits as they can take over your whole garden if left unchecked.
What it is Fungus that can infect most plants, vegetables, fruits and trees. Causes dark leasions on every part of a plant and will spread with water. Prevention Do not water from overhead and keep fruits and vegetables off of soil. Treatment Destroy infected plants or prune out the infected parts of the plant. A copper based fungicide may help …
While there are a lot of insects that can and will hurt your garden plants, there are also insects that can be beneficial to your plants. Attracting these insects will help to protect your plants from harmful insects and cause your garden to thrive.
Chives are a perennial that belong to the onion family. They blossom into purple flowers that resemble pom-poms.
Oregano is a perennial that will have small purple and white flowers. It is often used in Italian meals.
Very bushy and leafy plant that is easy to grow and used in Italian meals. Only grows in the summer. The most commonly known variety is Sweet Basil.
A fast-growing herb that grows in the spring and fall during the cooler months. In the summer it will still grow but will be very bitter. Can be self-seeding if allowed to. The entire plant is edible and is used in many different recipes. The seeds (coriander) can also be harvested for use in recipes or replanting.
Biennial plant, similar to dill. Used in garnishes, soups, sauces, salads rich in vitamins such as iron, A and C. Using parsley in dishes also reduces the need for salting.
Perennial with blue flowers with a sweet flavor used mostly in soups and stews.