OH, BRRR…..The first day of Spring brought Winter weather this year. Back in January when I optimistically started my cold-season crops, I thought this was the week I’d move everyone outdoors. But here in Kansas City, we’re experiencing snow and …..
Chickweed growing next to the sidewalk. On my walks this week, I noticed our neighborhood yards are sprouting chickweed. My friend who lives in the country reported that she also has lots of chickweed coming up. It’s more of this …..
Plantain growing by my raised beds It’s true – I actually cultivatesome weeds. Plantain is a weed that grows almost anywhere. It’s commonly seen in lawns and sidewalk cracks; many gardeners hate it. Plantain arrived in North America with the …..
Lettuce blossoms and seeds Lettuce is a common fresh food and very easy to grow. It makes sense to allow a few lettuce plants to go to seed in the garden and claim your independence from purchased seed. Saving lettuce …..