Without regard to those who had issues with bugs, disease, etc., Tracey, the following are as discussed - a bit convoluted, and in some cases will need spelling adjustments, as I didn’t have a catalog for proper names!
Received an email from Bunny Henderson re herbs: Mexican Mint Marigold (poor mans tarragon), salad burnet, and calendula.
She also [...]
by Frank @ Father Earth Organic Farm
I have read a lot of info about Codling Moth and have learned a lot from Forest Peterson, Martha young, and other BCG members. I have been living at my home in Lafayette for 8 years now and finally got tired of bad apples on the two old trees [...]
Certain pests, like slugs, are a true nuisance this year, perhaps because of all our spring moisture. Strawberries are ripening and they are a favorite of slugs. In addition, the netting that many of us use to keep away birds and squirrels also prevent birds from feasting on the slugs. So here is a free, [...]
There are people successfully growing blueberries here directly in bales of peat moss. Joel Reich from Boulder County ext. talked about it at ProGreen, and we have a short thing on it in Kelly’s Q&A in the May issue of Colorado Gardener. See: http://frontrangefoodgardener.blogspot.com/2010/01/blueberry-growing-intense-in-colorado.html