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October 12, 2020

Your Spook-Tacular Garden

BOO! Did I scare you? I probably did not, but there are some spooky things that are hopefully lingering in and around your garden, that are scary but also very beneficial.

One such ghastly creature is the spider. Spiders eat flies, mosquitoes, m...

October 11, 2020

What to plant in October

October. October is the South Carolina State Fair. October is Halloween, fall festivals and as the leaves are slowly fading from summer green to autumn red, orange, yellow and brown, your October garden is fixing to come alive with various shade...

October 11, 2020

               Waste and humans go hand in hand. One day, years ago, on this little pin point of a planet, Helga went over to her “waste pile” and found luscious greenery growing. She put two and two together and low and behold, Helga was the first composter. She took...

October 11, 2020

November is a great month to plant garlic. Garlic is fun and very easy to grow.

In your November Sal's Garden Box, you will find short growing season garlic which is also a soft neck garlic. This is because our winters are mild and, well, short. Besides the difference i...

October 11, 2020

Onions like to hide their secrets. Beginners as well as expert gardeners plant them in hopes of having large onions upon harvest, only to be disappointed by small, what seems like, spring onions.

It's time to peel back the layers of this mysterious root crop.

It is very...

October 10, 2020

 “You change your mind like a girl changes clothes…Cause you’re hot then you’re cold.” Is Katy Perry singing about South Carolina’s weather in her lyrics above?  Our weather sure keeps me asking myself every morning, “Long johns or no long johns.”  This Sunday, the fir...

March 24, 2020

We are dealing with something that most of us have never seen, except in the movies.  I can’t believe the signs on the Interstate blinking urgently to stay home.  People who never gardened before are flocking into garden shops in order to re learn their lost heritage....

February 18, 2020

Permaculture technically means regenerative agriculture. In layman’s terms, it means to plant once and continue to reap the benefits for years to come. Asparagus fits this bill and February is a great month to set out your asparagus roots..

I am so excited to be able to...

December 18, 2019

A Brief Foreword 

Scarlett O' Hara could be warm and inviting, and the next second show a sharp tongue that could leave even the most confident of men, humbled, tucking his tail in defeat. Scarlett and South Carolina's weather could be twin debutantes, both wearing the...

September 13, 2019

Cool Weather Crops tolerate temperatures like temperatures not much hotter than 75 degrees and no colder than 40 degrees. 

Radish

Carrots

Onions

Beets

Cold Weather Crops can tolerate and excel in cold weather. If planting right now (September 13) then make sure you baby the...

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