Weird Garden Fungus

Can anyone identify this fungus I noticed growing at the base of a mint plant in my garden? I don’t know what it, but it doesn’t look good. It’s abundant and well rooted to the soil around the mint plant.

Growing Lots of Potatoes In A Box

Here’s an interesting, easy way to grow lots of potatoes in 4 square feet – use a box: The potatoes are planted inside the box, the first row of boards is installed and the dirt or mulch can now be added to cover the seed potatoes. As the plant grows, more boards and dirt will be added. The boards at the bottom are removed to reach mature potatoes. We’ve grown

Gardening In The Fall

I took this morning off, renting a garden tiller for 4 hours, preparing my garden for the garlic I’ll be planting soon. Afterwards, my children helped me get dirty. Garlic, like most hardy plants, establishes its roots in the fall, then slowly grows in the near frozen ground. Sometimes you’ll see green shots coming up through the snow. We grew kale once in Newfoundland. It’s a rough, leafy vegetable that

Should I Buy A Mantis Tiller?

I’m considering buying the Mantix Tiller. It costs $500 Canadian. It would come with a Border Edger Attachment, a Kick Stand, and 100 Mixed Daffodils. But do I REALLY need it? Pros: We have a 8’x20′ garden, which we want to enlarge, in addition to creating other flower and vegetable gardens on our property. It would save a lot of time and effort. My wife and mother would be able