We were deeply experiencing the turning point in the season. We were immersed in and witnessing one of Earth’s great wonders.
Tag: killing frost
NATURE’S TURN: On the cusp of winter, Turtle Tree Seeds turns toward spring
Last week, on the eve of the deepest chill and wind chill of the season, I reached into reserves of dogged determination to secure my harvest of fennel, dill, peppers, French sorrel, amaranth and most of the turnips.
NATURE’S TURN: When houseplants move out — amaryllis and other favorites
Rather than discarding amaryllis bulbs after their winter blooms fade, keep the plants growing and blooming from year to year.
NATURE’S TURN: Marvels of a polyculture garden
I am dousing all bean and cucumber plants with collected rainwater to encourage production while warm weather prevails.
NATURE’S TURN: Eat the summer sun’s glitter–to sparkle
Halfway between the summer solstice – the longest day of the year – and the autumnal equinox — the time of equal day and night –this gardener is feeling swept up in the incoming high tide of growth, maturation and ripening.