Gardening Lies You’ve Been Told

I recently pruned my cherry and peach trees. Yep, I did a soft pruning in October. One of the biggest lies is that you can only prune your trees in dormancy. That's like saying you can only trim your fingernails while you sleep. Here's the thing about pruning- if you had a broken bone, you … Continue reading Gardening Lies You’ve Been Told

Year 1 Evaluation of Back to Eden Experience

I wanted to evaluate my first year experience with the Back to Eden garden. I decided to break the experience into sections: preparation, planting, productivity, weeding and watering, overall experience. My rating scale is from 1-10 with 1 being unsuccessful and 10 being absolute success. The effort to reward ratio will be covered in the … Continue reading Year 1 Evaluation of Back to Eden Experience

Finalized Garden Plan

Welp, I think I've finally done it. Granted, I'm sure there will be mistakes and revisions, but I am 89.9% sure I have the finalized garden plan layed out. Here's what it should look like at the middle of the growing season: Utilizing both companion planting and succession planting methods, I am pretty sure we … Continue reading Finalized Garden Plan