Peas were planted in a raised bed with a trellis and drip tape. Onions were also added to use as spring onions. The peas needed some string to keep them growing towards the trellis and we had one seriously bad storm with high winds that did blow them around a bit but all in allContinue reading “Peas in raised bed with trellis”
We started using the Florida weave last year and we’re amazed at the results. We have the plants in flat beds, raised beds and some with landscape fabric. Each row has T posts or stakes at the ends and middle. String is then woven around the plants and tied off on the posts. This givesContinue reading “Florida (Virginia) Cross weave for peppers and tomatoes”
This year we did the peas in a raised bed with trellis and drip tape. The peas are covered with flowers and filling up the bed.
We started using the Florida weave last year for peppers and tomatoes. The results were amazing because the plants were supported through storms and a heavy crop of peppers. We will plant them in four different areas. The first area is planted in a raised bed with t-posts on each end and string woven aroundContinue reading “Planting peppers using the Florida weave step 1”
Planting Hatch peppers in a raised bed with drip tape. Next we will put in T posts and run string weaving through the plants to hold them up.
The peonies have come up and seem very healthy – they froze this winter so I was worried about them. Hopefully they will bloom.
The new BCS Tractor is really making everything so much easier this year. New beds were created in Minutes vs Hours. The peas are doing great with the cool spring.
Spring is almost here even though it might get close to freezing on Wednesday night. We have started turning the soil for the summer crops and have the electric fences up for the deer. Everything is turning green and the oak leaves are bigger than a squirrels ear which means it is safe to plant.
Jasmine is easy to grow and overwinters in our 7b zone. It was covered with Ice in March but is getting ready to bloom now in mid April.