Can you have too much Rhubarb

The question of the day is, “Can you have too much Rhubarb?”  I would say no.  I have four rhubarb patches. Patches not plants as I use a lot of rhubarb.  The other day I chopped 87 cups of rhubarb for jams, pies and crisps from one picking. With all the rain this spring, theContinue reading “Can you have too much Rhubarb”

Dirty Spring Jobs

Well, it’s time to get dirty in the garden.  February to April are perfect months to take advantage of those warm weather days.  The soil is still too cold to be tempted to plant those tender plants (here in Wyoming) but warm enough to throw bags of last fall’s leaves that you may still haveContinue reading “Dirty Spring Jobs”

Veggie Tales

If veggie’s could talk what would they say? Would they tell you when they were thirsty? Where they would like to live? How much sun they need, water requirements, nutrients and companions? Companion planting is important to every vegetables. Different vegetables can help or harm each other and if they could talk, they would tellContinue reading “Veggie Tales”

Suburban Homesteading

Years ago I was on the Master Gardener’s Garden Walk. When I was asked to describe my yard, I said I have a “City Farm”.  I believe in having a backyard suburban homestead, simply a yard that I can grow my own vegetables and fruit, my rabbits to help with my compost, and to haveContinue reading “Suburban Homesteading”