It's been about six weeks, time to permanently remove the row cover from the last transplanting of fall brassicas! There are two sections, about 20 x 50' beds in all, with broccoli, caulflower, cabbage, collards, kale. The cover protected against flea beetles, and at this point … [Read more...] about After the row cover: weeding!
The quick hand tool reorganization in May has worked out well, with everything staying sorted and easy to find. Oddly this year, the hand tools themselves seem to be getting less of a workout than in the past. It only struck me today, kinda strange, so I gave it some thought. … [Read more...] about Hand tools
Finally, the new wheel hoe arrived today from the Valley Oak Tool Company in California! This simple and amazing garden tool is so little known in these parts, I had to order it from another country... I hadn't used one before, but I had a very clear idea of how it should work, … [Read more...] about Wheel Hoe Day