Mars Seedless Grapes

Mars Seedless Grapes

On May 12 we planted two mars seedless grapes bushes next to the patio railing. Our new mars grapes came with tiny fruits that have been growing for a month. Compared to other grapes varieties, this one grows relatively slow, at least in our garden. To protect the fruits from birds and other rodents we have enclosed the grapes with a mesh. We don’t know […]

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Apache & Traveler Blackberry

Apache & Traveler Blackberry

We are growing a number of blackberries varieties in our garden. The first variety that we planted was Apache Blackberry, and it was planted in 2017. Four bushes were planted around our shed. We got no blackberries the first year, and literally no growth at all. One year later, today, our blackberry bushes are full of fruits. The sun makes a very big difference. Two […]

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Experimenting with Egyptian Walking Onions

Experimenting with Egyptian Walking Onions

We got the Egyptian Walking Onion from a homesteader neighbor. They have been growing it for some time now. It is our first time growing this plant. We have it in a pot but plan to move it to the ground before the 2018-2019 cold season. What we like about this plant is that both the fruit and the stems are edible and can be […]

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Blue Lake Bush Beans Progress

Blue Lake Bush Beans Progress

Our Blue Lake bush beans were planted on April 14, 2018. They started germinating on May 2, 2018 (18 days to germinate). After several frosts, some of the plant beans germinated with issues. Some of the plants had no leaves, but others look like they deserved a chance. Some very damaged plants were removed and new seeds were planted. Today they have flowers, and some plants […]

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