Hi, everyone. I hope your gardens are still going like gangbusters. I never got the summer squash I’d been hoping for. One year, I had so much that I made a hot dog relish that was fantastic. I think I got it from Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving
I found a cool article that proves my point that using self watering containers saves water which is essential when we’re having a hot spell or if we’re having a drought.
During hot dry summer containers came in handy. Bucyrus Telegraph Forum. Container gardening either on the ground or on the patio was a smart undertaking for growers in this unreasonably hot summer of 2012. SUBMITTED PHOTO. Written by. Mary Lee Minor. Telegraph-Forum columnist. Filed Under. Lifestyle Crawford County.…
Use mulch judiciously to keep the soil from evaporating too quickly.
Drought got your garden down Find some shade. Omaha World-Herald. A shade garden’s success depends on what’s in it and what’s over it Cue said. Veteran Omaha gardener Cleone Sebek has plenty of shade surrounding her ranch-style home in the Royalwood neighborhood. In her shade garden she put down mulch and.…
And finally, don’t forget to relax and enjoy your garden. There are some mornings where i just don’t want to go out and water, but I do because I love picking that tomato to go on my sandwich at lunch.
What’s been your best crop this year?