Propagating Chinese leeks by division.
Making More Plants: A propagation workshop taking place in the Little River Market Garden nursery. Saturday, March 10th 2012 from 11m-1pm. RSVP for directions.
This workshop is geared towards backyard gardeners looking for hands on . . . → Read More: Propagation Workshop
Franks pool surrounded by sweet potato vines.
I blogged about Franks garden in the spring, when he was growing as many different vegetables and herbs as I was. One of the biggest differences between his garden and mine is age, which is most noticeable now, in the summer, when tropical fruit trees are . . . → Read More: Revisiting Franks Garden
The peaches on our tree are small; this cluster is particularly full!
Reading an old book about gardening in South Florida I got inspired to try some air layering since the spring is the best time to do it. I took a course on propagation in San Francisco a while back that covered . . . → Read More: Air Layering the Peach Tree
Red and white hyacinth beans- vigorous, self-seeding and beautiful bean for South Florida gardens.
Sunflowers are prolific seed makers, especially with the amount of bees working at my garden.
Loofa gourds are another prolific seed maker.
Various seeds drying at the . . . → Read More: Saving Seeds Continues…
Roselle seed pod
Saving seeds comes naturally to most people with a garden.
When you see a plant bloom and go to seed, instinct kicks in and you know to find a bag or container to clip the seed pods into it. Of course some plants have more obvious seeds . . . → Read More: Seed Saving