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Avoiding Monsanto in the Home Garden

It’s getting hard to avoid Monsanto (and other franken-foods) in the grocery store. But apparently even if you grow your own vegetables …

Making a Gourd Birdhouse

It’s been a while since I’ve done anything with this space. Mainly I’ve stopped gardening now that I’ve moved to a rental …

Summer Garden Wrap-up

Yesterday I removed a few mostly-dead tomato plants, cleared some withering cantaloupe vines, and whacked back some of the growth that came …

Garden Signage

Last year I completed a series of interpretive signs for the school garden where my parents spend a lot of volunteer time. …

Chocolate Syrup Recipe

I know this has zip to do with gardening, but I wanted to post it so I remembered it. Besides, I gotta …

Aga-Ritas!

This weekend I accomplished a number of things that have been long-standing to-do items in the realm of GardenAustin. Most notably, I …

→ March 18, 2012

Today I planted two serrano pepper plants, two viva italia plants, and one roma tomato plant. I might have purchased more at …

→ March 10, 2012

My rain barrels are full again! Not too surprising, really, but I had emptied them in preparation for this rain event. I …

Potatoes and The Small Fry

Finally got out into the yard this Sunday to do a lot of clean up and preparation work. Such glorious weather! I …