Staking Tomatos: First Do It Wrong

My approach to getting into gardening has been: First off, do something. That’s because, generally, it isn’t until after I’ve tried something that I have some idea of what questions need to be asked and answered if I want to do that thing well. I find it’s the hands-on experimentation that both dictates the syllabus of my new learning program and(…)

Making and Using Garden Tripods

Over the winter, I took a few classes on low-cost, low-impact gardening. One innovation that caught my eye was the garden tripod. Very versatile in its use, it’s easy to make from inexpensive or recycled wood, and is very portable. So I made my own, but with a slight variation. The version I saw last(…)