My adventures in growing plants outside in the fresh air. Positive, negative, learning, failing and having fun. Plants to eat and plants for medicine. Get outside and put your hands in the dirt.

Jan 9 - 2020 Masanobu Fukuoka’s method

10 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments BAJA

A very interesting concept from our Japanese friends.  This topic was suggested to me by a comment on the Jan 7 post.  Thank you.  I have read about this idea for years but never came across the name Masanobu Fukuoka.  The western equivalent is calle...

Jan 8 - 2020 Coffee grounds

9 Jan 2020 1 minute read 1 comment BAJA

Placed more coffee grounds on the small area I turned over.  This makes approximately 10 bags of Starbucks used coffee grounds that I will turn into the soil.  I simply go to any local Starbucks ( or other coffee house ) and ask for their used coffee...

Jan 7 - 2020 Introduction

8 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments BAJA

I have been home gardening in my backyard for at least 10 years.  Playing with what grows and what doesn't.  Eating the literal fruits of my labor.  Getting exercise and enjoying one of the oldest human activities known.  There is something that inna...