Nut Grass: A Deceptive Weed

There are two weeds in my plot that resist my technique of using black tarp to cover the beds for several weeks after preparing the soil. They are Yellow Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) and Field Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis—which I’ll talk about another day), and both  have strong nutrient storage mechanisms that can keep them alive for…

The last bed

Learn how double digging deeply conditions soil to improve structure, drainage, and water holding capacity.

Seed Starting

Setting up a simple seed starting work space in the laundry room.