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Our strawberry plants were delivered this past weekend, and I got them into the ground as soon as I could. After a long ride through the postal system, they were glad to be back into the fresh air and tucked into our new strawberry bed. Beginning gardeners may not know that nearly all strawberries are … Continue Reading →
Look to BV for classic Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons.
You’ve read it here in this blog, you’ve heard it from your neighbor, even your Aunt Bootsie told you to get a soil test for your garden. I’ve always recommended using the soil testing lab at Michigan State University, it’s the “gold standard” of soil labs in Michigan. For most gardens a basic test will provide you … Continue Reading →
“Because survival is insufficient” Last week I had the pleasure to participate in a panel discussion sponsored by the Agora, the student newspaper at Monroe County Community College. It was part of their “One Book One Community” series in which a book is chosen and as many people as possible read the book, then events such … Continue Reading →
Amazingly priced for such high quality.
Good fruit, well-made wines for the price!
Hands-on growing and winemaking make the difference.
Heirloom tomatoes have been all the rage for years now and they are still gaining in popularity — for good reason. Not only do they offer a wide variety of taste and texture, they also come in a rainbow of colors. On the other hand, there are several drawbacks to growing heirloom tomatoes, I’m not … Continue Reading →
Although the soil out in the garden is still frozen solid, we can still plant our garden — on paper that is. There are several advantages to planning your garden on paper or on an app, before setting it out in the ground. The most obvious is you can get a good idea of how … Continue Reading →