Thursday, August 20, 2015

Seed Order

On your mark...
The real seed order is sitting in the virtual cart. $70 seems like too much to spend doing something that is supposed to save us money. 

This is how I am going to rationalize it:
  • My mother will be thrilled to have a bushel of rutabaga for Thanksgiving!
  •  Jerusalem Artichokes are perennial, pretty AND food! 3-way pay-back!
  •  Ordering is the only option for...

Monday, August 17, 2015

What to Plant in August

Beans and dill for Dilly Beans.

August in Georgia seems too hot to move, much less garden.

But there is room in my garden, and the mercury only climbed  to 76 last night, so when I woke up, I was under a blanket! I had to check to be sure I hadn't set the thermostat to "Broke Before I Retire" temperature.

I'm up for some gardening, since I have some room. I checked out the What to Plant in September post and it was WAY motivational, with all those beautiful pictures. (Sometimes, I impress myself .)

Since my last post was at the end of cool-weather veggie season, you can also scroll down and get some motivation to plant lettuce and shallots!

Now, for the motivation to eat the lettuce...