17 03, 2020

Keyhole Garden Progress – March 17, 2020

By |2020-03-17T08:15:30-07:00March 17th, 2020|Garden, Projects|

Warm weather followed by a week of rain has really kicked the leafy greens into high gear. On the front left you can see the remainder of the romaine heads giving one last push. Meanwhile on the right, it's a motley assortment of loose leaf greens, spinach and cilantro. One head of broccoli remains as does the red cabbage (back and center right). The dill I have planted around the perimeter of the compost bin (center) is thick, leafy and  [keep reading...]

8 02, 2020

Keyhole Garden Progress – February 8, 2020

By |2020-02-08T09:18:59-08:00February 8th, 2020|Photos, Projects|

Temperatures have been well below freezing at night for the past week, but you wouldn't know it by looking at the keyhole garden. It continues to produce like there's no tomorrow. We've been harvesting lettuce and cilantro all week and it just seems to grow right back. Garlic, broccoli and cabbage are thriving as well.

2 01, 2020

My Keyhole Garden is Amazing

By |2020-01-11T09:11:42-08:00January 2nd, 2020|Garden, Projects|

Cool weather has turned it into a nutrient rich kitchen garden like no other! It's hard to overstate how awesome a keyhole garden is. If you’ve ever thought about building one, do it. I built one on a whim for about $100 early last spring and was amazed at how it pumped out vegetables and herbs from spring all the way into mid-autumn with basically no effort from me -- no weeding, very little watering, easy harvesting. Definitely $100 well  [keep reading...]

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