It has been a while since I’ve written here. Back in December, for a month or two, I just didn’t have the energy to garden anymore. I took up my knitting again and laid about. But my little indoor garden apparently kept on plugging without me…Read More
Summertime is an interesting time for the indoor gardener.
Right about now, everyone is starting to grow their own little treasure piles of fresh veggies and flowers. People at my work are bringing in extra armloads of herbs and peonies from whatever enormous and fertile valleys they live in. These super-gardeners make me jealous with their real sunlight and their real bumble-bee pollinators. Ugh.Read More
I end almost every day with a quick trip into my garden, just to tell it goodnight. I don’t need shoes or slippers, or even pants, because it’s inside. I can garden all night with plenty of light and no creepy spiders, because it’s inside. And I never need a jacket or sunscreen or bug spray, because it’s inside. Just as the rest of the world is getting ready for spring and “real” outdoor gardening, I also am spending more time outdoors during the day and less in my inside garden. But at night, when the kids are in bed and I actually have time to garden, I remember why this garden is so cool, because it’s inside.Read More
This is part two of “How to Grow an Indoor Survival Garden”, this part includes preparing the garden space, transplanting the seedlings, and how to continue succession planting for continued crops.Read More
When the COVID-19 crisis hit our town, it hit hard and fast due to all the international traffic we get from the ski resorts. We weren’t sure if we were going to be able to get fresh vegetables and all of the sudden my indoor garden seemed like the best idea I’d ever had. Neighbors started asking me, “What’s the deal with your indoor garden?” and wondering what they could start growing right away. So, here is my “Seed Schedule” for the Survival Garden.Read More