Softneck garlic harvest turned out OK

Softneck Garlic Bulbs

The softneck garlic I planted in October turned out better than I expected. Apparently, the row covers I used to protect the plants worked. Though I planted 24 cloves, I managed to harvest 15 bulbs. I considered the harvest pretty good since this season turned out to be the first time my softneck garlic survived . . . → Read More: Softneck garlic harvest turned out OK

Spring has sprung but snow’s on the way

Softneck Garlic

A possibility of snow when you’re thinking daffodils can somehow play with a gardener’s dream of a full-blossoming plot in early spring.

Just as any number of gardeners who start feeling overconfident at the first sign of spring, I, too, found myself tilling and planting. Then, a surprising weather forecast on Friday left me realizing . . . → Read More: Spring has sprung but snow’s on the way