Archive for the ‘Seasonal advice’ Category

Garden Soil Testing

Posted by gardensoul on February - 5 - 2016

It will be March soon and I know you are all itching to get your hands in the soil.  March is a good time to consider having a soil test to determine exactly what amendments your planting site needs and the exact pH.  This is especially important if you have  [ Read More ]

Growing Amaryllis

Posted by gardensoul on November - 24 - 2014

Are you tempted to buy one of those kits to grow an amaryllis or give it as a gift to a gardening friend? They are quite easy to grow and keep for the winter, adding cheer along with a long standing flower.  You might want to preserve the plant to  [ Read More ]

Pre-freeze to-do list

Posted by gardensoul on November - 8 - 2014

The local weather forecast is for very cold temperatures dipping into the teens. This is after unseasonably warm weather – a Colorado trademark! The warm weather put me into a state of procrastination that I must break this weekend. I find making lists is the easiest way to “get-er-done”! Place  [ Read More ]

Growing Garlic

Posted by gardensoul on October - 20 - 2014

One of my favorite sayings when cooking is “You can’t ever have too much garlic!” Harvesting my own garlic is much more flavorful than buying commercially grown garlic. This is one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Nutritionally, eating garlic provides your body with Vitamins A and C, potassium, phosphorous, selenium,  [ Read More ]