George Knowles gardens at Larkspur Hollow in the Hockley Valley.
Wins and losses are inevitable for any gardener. This growing season has made the effort seem particularly worthwhile. By George Knowles
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
In the blistering heat, gardening ain’t easy. But credit garlic with all kinds of restorative, intoxicating powers. By George Knowles
The longest day of the year arrives. The garden, sparsely populated a month ago, is full. By George Knowles
Feeding the soil that feeds us.
The “pie-plant” or rhubarb makes great jams and sauces and performs for years. By George Knowles.
George Knowles is tempted to plant frost hardy vegetables early.
George Knowles enjoys digging in the garden early in the spring. And he finds some treasure: parsnips!
George Knowles values his vegetable gardening tools. He writes about “the tried and true friends that have stayed with me.”