So, several months back, I applied for a grant from monarchwatch.org. They are an organization that promotes conservation geared towards perpetuating the natural habitats of monarch butterflies. If you have 2 acres or more to devote to the project, you can apply for free milkweed plants! My application was approved and I received 4 flats […]
I normally start my seeds on Valentine’s Day, but this year I did it on March 1. Not sure the significance of this, but it seemed like a good time to start them. AND, I had the help of Snow White, so, I’m pretty much ensured 100% germination, I think!
The past two years have been a bust for my garden. 2012 we moved to a new home… right at the start of the growing season. I tried to get something going here at the new house as far as a garden goes, but it was consumed (and I mean CONSUMED) by Canada Thistle. I […]
Including some superhots… Carolina Reapers, Trinidad Scorpions and Aji Chombos (from Panama, the country where I was born!)
Well, germination has been underwhelming thus far this year. Luckily I’ve got some live plants coming from Cross Country Nurseries that will fill that gap. I did receive an envelope in the mail marked “photos” today from The Chilli Pepper Company in the UK though… and it contained 4 more varieties of seeds!! So, I’m […]