Monthly Archives: May 2015

Seeding Nettles and Others

Finally got around to seeding (a little late, I realize) stinging nettles (Urtica dioica), alum root (Heuchera richardsonii), creeping Oregon grape (Mahonia repens) and salal (Gaultheria shallon). The nettles I planted for pesto, the alum root because I’m intrigued by … Continue reading

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Double Digging

Spent the last few weekends double digging the garden beds, and planted out the summer annuals.  Double digging is the process of creating deep soils by removing a bunch of dirt from a bed, breaking up the soil at the … Continue reading

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