My recent video is based on the good work of Bob Duncan at Fruit Trees and More in Saanich, B.C., Canada. Bob showed me his set-up four years ago. He has been inspiring gardeners to grow lemons and limes for years and a couple of years ago when we last spoke, he harvested 120 lemons per tree, in February. Of course we modified his efforts because we don’t have an acreage or a likely hot spot.
Tomatoes make me crazy every year. So many kinds, so little space. Have a look at the video I posted to youtube here. More content to follow.
I grew several kinds of potatoes this year and today – when it was too late to cook and taste and test them all side by side I decided to do a big dig and partial taste test. I say partial because we have already eaten all the Russian Norkatah and totally forgot about the Linzer Delicatus and tiny Russian Bananas growing in a different area under a tree. Love those root pouches but if you get lazy and don’t water them the plants might die prematurely. Mine did.PS Check out the photo of the bright pink rare and new on the market AmaRosa potato shared by my daughter. I did not grow that one yet!
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Where: The Wisconson Vegetable Gardener Radio Show
When: September 7, 2017
What: Pre-Taped Radio Interview: Garden Hits & Misses
Joey and Holly Baird interview Donna Balzer, author of No Guff Vegetable Gardening, for the Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Radio Show. It is the only radio show in Wisconsin dedicated solely to Vegetable Gardening.
GWA members were in Buffalo, New York last week to see the gardens and learn the trade. Here are some images from my trip to Buffalo including glass flowers