George Knowles gardens at Larkspur Hollow in the Hockley Valley.
Wins and LossesAug 26, 2010
Wins and losses are inevitable for any gardener. This growing season has made the effort seem particularly worthwhile. By George Knowles
Helping HandsJul 26, 2010
Heat and rain have produced a bounty in the garden. With a little direction, small helpers can pitch in harvesting peas, carrots and beans. By George Knowles
Saving garlic from summer heat!Jul 7, 2010
In the blistering heat, gardening ain’t easy. But credit garlic with all kinds of restorative, intoxicating powers. By George Knowles
Summer arrives, the garden is full!Jun 22, 2010
The longest day of the year arrives. The garden, sparsely populated a month ago, is full. By George Knowles
Feeding the soil that feeds usJun 1, 2010
Feeding the soil that feeds us.
A May Harvest of RhubarbMay 17, 2010
The “pie-plant” or rhubarb makes great jams and sauces and performs for years. By George Knowles.
Pushing the SeasonMay 6, 2010
George Knowles is tempted to plant frost hardy vegetables early.
Garden CandyApr 20, 2010
George Knowles enjoys digging in the garden early in the spring. And he finds some treasure: parsnips!
Tools of the Trade for Vegetable GardenersApr 12, 2010
George Knowles values his vegetable gardening tools. He writes about “the tried and true friends that have stayed with me.”