Garlic Rust – How I Dealt with it

So we’ve lived in the house for 2+ years, and I’ve eagerly been planting all sorts of vegetables, from garlic to potatoes to artichokes. Garlic is a crop that is supposed to be super easy to deal with. Basically, you plant the cloves in the fall (early November for me in Portland) in good soil,…

Early Buds – February 2014 Garden

We’ve had a combination of mild temperatures and longer days, with snow and damp cold. This winter weather isn’t stopping the buds from growing or new things to come out of the ground! The images below start with a comparison of one day snow, one day no snow. Here’s what’s happening around the garden. Also,…