Did you think you were through gardening in California Sierra mountains? Usually we have rain and snow, but noooo. Here are more winter gardening ideas and things to do for the Sierra foothill garden in California: Get ready to sow seeds. Rake out and remove weeds in the area you want to seed. Do not...Read more →
A wildflower experiment In my garden, I sowed a native California wildflower meadow. It was a very fun project and I learned a lot. Now, in another area of my garden I call “The Natural Meadow” I continue more experiments! See what I did! First of all, my objective here was to add very...Read more →
This snowy, drippy day…what else to do but check on past projects. Getting rid of Mexican Primrose 10-15-2010 Invasive plants and impatience in the garden March Update: There are a few sprouts coming up of the Mexican primrose which confirms that it’s the right decision not to have replanted the plants I removed from the...Read more →
Project: Weeding the Meadow After rains and four weeks of sunny weather, a check on the progress of weeds and seedlings in the meadow showed lots of green, and yesterday it took a lot less time to weed than I thought, about an hour and a half. This is a 30×30 foot area, 900...Read more →
In late summer, Nature has a way of reproducing each plant and all you have to do is take notice of how it’s done naturally. Take a good look at your flowers and vegetable plants and notice that their seeds are developing. The seed pods start to swell and dry when the plant has achieved its...Read more →
Notes on Western Wildflower Mix from Wildseed Farms, planted in North Fork, CA (near Yosemite) Zone 7, 3000 ft.
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