The garden and blackberry cobbler

I let the CRC World Headquarters garden go to pot over the winter. Well not pot. That would be in Colorado. But now it’s spring and The Millennial is very excited about learning to grow vegetables. So now I have a gardening buddy and we have a play date at Lowe’s tomorrow to buy plants….

A serious question

Yes, the Chicks are at CRC World Headquarters busy giving things away to nonprofit agencies in need. But I have a serious non-philanthropic question. My tomato plants suck this year and I don’t know why. I have noticed, both here at World Headquarters and at home, that strange fungal formations are cropping up in the…

A serious question

Yes, the Chicks are at CRC World Headquarters busy giving things away to nonprofit agencies in need. But I have a serious non-philanthropic question. My tomato plants suck this year and I don’t know why. I have noticed, both here at World Headquarters and at home, that strange fungal formations are cropping up in the…

Once more into the breach

This will be the third planting season at the Community Resource Center World Headquarters Community Garden. The mulch went on today. The plants will go in as soon as the last danger of frost has passed on April 15. Let’s just review the Top Ten things Chick One learned in the first two gardening seasons….

Once more into the breach

This will be the third planting season at the Community Resource Center World Headquarters Community Garden. The mulch went on today. The plants will go in as soon as the last danger of frost has passed on April 15. Let’s just review the Top Ten things Chick One learned in the first two gardening seasons….

The West wasn’t won on salad

That is from a North Dakota Beef Council advertisement in 1990, but I think it’s an entirely appropriate way to begin a post on the fruit and vegetable garden at CRC World Headquarters. We have significant progress, especially compared to last year when Bad Mommy decided she was too cheap to water and bad veggies…

How does your garden grow?

We’re getting off to somewhat of a slow start in the Community Resource Center edible garden. My grand vision of this was that the garden would be overflowing with fruits and vegetables for passers-by who might have eaten more recently at a soup kitchen than a bountiful garden. And it will get there. The tomato…

Every Southern woman

Every Southern woman is supposed to wear funny hats and grow vegetables in the dirt, at least according to the move Steel Magnolias. Betsy will be in charge of the funny hats. Kim and I will get our fingers dirty in the new raised bed outside CRC’s front door, thanks to our super board member,…