Terra Cotta dates back to Pakistan when around 3000BC people were creating art/figurines. It became popular in Europe around the 14th century when it was used in Gothic art. All that is beautiful, but do you see yourself growing flowers in Gothic art? Heck no. Continue reading Choosing A Planting Container In Hot Climates, Part 2: Clay/Terra Cotta
.. but the Africanized variety are not the kind you want. Are there any ways to persuade Africanized bees to leave without paying a company to do it? Fire maybe? Continue reading Bees are great and all..
In late September 2015, when it looked like the prefect time to grow cucumber plants again, I did the thing. And it looked like the weather would permit nasturtiums to grow in between those cucumbers. Let me tell you about these nasturtiums real quick. They sprouted in September/November, grew to a certain size, and just decided to grow very, very slowly, until this spring. In … Continue reading The Trick To Nasturtiums In The Desert Zone 9A