Mavis Butterfield | Backyard Garden Pictures 6/22/14

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It feels like forever and 27 days since I have posted some pictures of my backyard garden. Maybe it’s time I get off my keister and get back to work. ;) growing mint in containers

We came home from our mini holiday to find mint growing EVERYWHERE. Note to self: never plant mint unless you put it in a container first. growing red onions in containers

Check out the red onions. I think I’m going to start harvesting the onion one at a time this week and use them in recipes. If I remember correctly we planted about 100 red onion starts so I should have plenty for salsa later this summer. Growing tomatoes in cages

Speaking of salsa, how are your tomato plants doing?green tomatoes

So far we have Roma and cherry tomatoes forming. No Purple Cherokee’s yet though.growing kale in cages

Kale. It seems we are growing a bumper crop this year. head of cabbage

And cabbage too. raised garden boxes

The view from the back of the garden.
magnum greenhouse

I don’t know what happened, but for some strange reason the HH watered the greenhouse while we were away. {Weird, huh} He didn’t water anything else… just the greenhouse. ;)
purple sage

Purple sage. I need to harvest and dehydrate a bunch of sage this week so I’ll have some to use in my recipes this fall.
cascade raspberry patch

The raspberry jungle. I think we’re about a week or two away from our first harvest.

blueberries ripening

And last but not least, blueberries. Holy cats, this is going to be a bumper year for sure. We planted 12 blueberry plants about 7 years ago and as long as I can keep Lucy from eating them {she LOVES blueberries} we’ll probably be able to harvest enough that I won’t have to buy any for the first time. How cool would that be?

Well that’s what’s happening in my garden these days… How about YOU>

What’s in season at your place?

~Mavis

This years garden is being sponsored by the folks at Botanical Interests Seed Company. You can check out their website HERE, order their new 2014 Garden Seed Catalog HERE.

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Friday Night at the Movies – BBC Future of Food – Part 3: Cuba

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This is the last part of the three part series on The Future of Food I’ve been sharing with you over the past few weeks.  This one explores how we can continue to sustain the world’s population with our current food growing and importing standards.  As always, the BBC puts on a good show, and it’s free, so click play and let me know what you learned from watching the series in the comments below.

Peace out Girl Scouts & have yourself a great weekend,

~Mavis

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How to Keep Bugs Out of Your Garden

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How to Keep Bugs Out of Your Garden

I recently got a facebook question from reader, Amanda, about keeping bugs out of the garden.  She asked,

Mavis, how do you keep bad bugs out of your garden? All your produce always looks so healthy!!!! What’s your secret? I am battling little green caterpillars on everything. Little munchers are on my nasturtiums, sage, radishes, brassicas. I’m finding them everywhere!!!! HELP!

The truth is, I don’t keep bugs out of my garden.  I only manage them.  It’s a delicate balance, and occasionally, they have the upper hand.  To manage them, I use a couple of different techniques.  First, I check my plants DAILY.  Any bugs gets squashed, like, well…bugs.  I painstakingly pull them off with gloved fingers.  That’s usually my first line of defense.

marigolds

I use companion planting to do my best to avoid getting bugs in the first place.  Flowers, like Marigolds, are awesome for deterring bugs {and sometimes attracting them–which keeps them away from your edibles}.

Why Crop Rotation is Important for Healthy Soil

Prevention goes along way in managing insects.  In addition to companion planting, you can try row covers on your crops from start to finish.  It might prevent the bugs from settling, but won’t help much if you have bugs that have over-wintered in the soil, so combining row covers with crop rotation is essential.  Over-watering seems to lead to infestation as well.  It makes sense that bugs would stay where there seems to be a consistent water source, so make sure you water enough for your plants to thrive, but not so much that they are in standing water.  Most plants benefit from the soil drying out completely between watering.

where-can-i-buy-ladybugs1If bugs do make their way in the garden {and they will}, I usually try to  introduce natural predators {read:  other bugs} into my garden.  That way, while I am off living my life, they can chow down on unwanted pests.  Click on the link above to get a detailed how-to on beneficial insects, but basically, you have to attract them to your garden with certain plants {companion planting comes full circle again}.

If these less aggressive methods don’t work and the bugs start to win, I have recommended diatomaceous earth in the past, not because I have used it, but because LOTS of my readers and friends swear by it.  It still qualifies as organic, but it will help to manage the bugs in a little more aggressive way.  You can also flirt with making your own pesticides–I’ve used a mixture of dish soap, hot peppers flakes, and minced garlic to spray on infested plants, with mixed results.  Google it–you are bound to find a recipe that people swear by.

square foot gardening kale

That’s about it.  I hope it helps, at least a little.  I wish there was a magic cure-all fix to organic gardening, but there just isn’t.  It is more of a slow and steady marathon.  One day, you’re winning, the next day, the bugs have the upper hand–and some years are worse than others.

How about YOU, any tips for Amanda?

~Mavis

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DIY Garden Markers Made From Beach Shells

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This is a guest post written by my buddy Heather from Massachusetts. It’s a good thing we don’t live next door to each other because we would never get a moments rest. We’d be too busy making arts and crafts and gardening 24/7. ;)

DIY Garden Markers Made From Beach Shells

The great thing about garden markers is the sheer creative variety! Mavis made these sweet Chalkboard Garden Markers these clever plant markers made from Broken Pots, and these stamped popsicle stick plant markers  well and the creative juices started flowing. ;)

Last summer when my daughter and I made a trip to a local beach north of Boston, which was filled with the very common Atlantic Surf Clam shell. So of course we brought a few home.

shells on beach

Supplies 

  • Shell or other item you’d like to use as a marker
  • Pencil
  • Paint (I used Martha Stewart Acrylic Paint)
  • Paint brush
  • Mod Podge Spray (11-oz. Super High Shine Spray 1450, this stuff is saweeet)
  • Gorilla Glue 
  • Metal (clothes) Hangers

decoraitng beach shells

Directions

Use a pencil to draw your design on a shell. Then paint on the final design, let it dry, use the Mod Podge spray.

DIY-Garden-Markers-Made-From-Beach-Shells

Handy-Dandy-Tip: make sure you spell check yourself! “rasberries” is actually spelled “raspberries”. ;)

DIY Garden Markers Made From Beach Shells

Finally Gorilla glue the metal hangars to the shell, and let it dry for a day. Then, very carefully, bend the wire around your garden box posts.

DIY Garden Markers Made From Beach ShellsHow cute is that?

~Heather

 

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Friday Night at the Movies – BBC Future of Food – Part 2: Senegal

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Last week, I shared part one of the BBC Future of Food.  Tonight, I am going to continue on with Part 2:  Senegal.  This one explores the impact of our western diets on countries who are providing our food, sometimes at the expense of having enough to eat themselves.   Again, this one is totally free {wahoo!} so all you have to do is click play.

Let me know what you think if you decide to watch it–or if you have already seen it.

Peace out Girl Scouts & have yourself a great weekend,

~Mavis

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Protect Your Garden with Beneficial Insects

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where can i buy ladybugs

Over the years, I have learned that growing a a garden organically does not mean putting the plants in the ground, watering, and waiting for fresh produce to show up.  To truly get the most out of your garden, you have to learn to work with nature.  Introducing beneficial insects into your garden can help you naturally manage insects that would otherwise destroy your crops.  Essentially, you are waging a carefully calculated war in your backyard.  You are introducing natural predators of nasty produce sucking insects to maintain the balance in your garden.  I would be lying if I didn’t admit to liking the power of it all -ha!

 ladybug
Ladybug {photo credit}

To start, ladybugs are an awesome choice.  Believe it or not, it’s not really the actual ladybug that helps to control aphids, etc., as they don’t really eat all that much in their adult state, but rather the larvae that really contribute to the overall health of your garden.  Those little babies eat A LOT of soft bodied insects.  The key to getting ladybugs to STAY in your garden lies in making it a hospitable place to lay eggs and raise babies.  You can order ladybugs online or get them at your local nursery.

The most important factor in getting them to stay is how you release them.  Release them just after dusk {that ensures that they’ll at least spend the night, as they won’t fly away in the dark} in a well-watered garden.  Typically, ladybugs you buy are a wee bit dehydrated, so a place that has plenty of water might entice them to stay and make a home.  Also, unfortunately, an ounce of prevention doesn’t really apply with ladybugs.  Your garden needs to have some level of aphid {or other sap-sucking insect} problem.  No food, no stay.

If you aren’t into buying bugs for your garden, you can do a lot to attract them.  Planting appealing scents {herbs like fennel, coriander, and mint, or flowers like marigold} go a long way in drawing the creepy crawlers in.  Most beneficial insects are attracted to nectar and pollen {ah, they have a sweet tooth too}, so providing them a buffet to snack on also keeps them around.

lacewing

Lacewing {photo credit}

Lacewings are another popular choice.  While they look, well, um gross, they have an insatiable appetite for aphids, thrips, scales, moth eggs, small caterpillars and mites.  They enjoy a bit of nectar to wash down all of the insects they feed on, so make sure to plant plenty of tasty flowers for them to draw the nectar out of.

flower fly

Flower Fly {photo credit}

Hoverflies, or flower flies, kind of look like bees.  In addition to feeding on aphids, they pollinate strawberries and raspberries.  Again, you can draw them in with a healthy flower garden.

assassin bug

Assassin Bug {photo credit}

There is a whole host of predatory bugs that feed on tomato hornworms, thrips, spider mites, many insects’ eggs, leafhopper nymphs, corn earworms and other small caterpillars.  Some common ones include pirate bugs, assassin bugs, and ambush bugs {even their names sound tough}.  These bugs have been known to attack adult-sized japanese beetles.  They are a take-no-prisoner sort of gift to your garden.

wasp

Wasps {photo credit}

Wasps are a great addition to your garden as well, because they typically attack unwanted pests at the egg level. Unfortunately they also sting!

spider

Spider {photo credit}

Spiders, if you can get past their shifty startling presence, eat a lot of unwanted bugs, and more often than not, are not poisonous {exceptions to your specific location obviously apply}.  They get a bad rap, really, because they are so darn ugly {I said it}, but they really can improve the overall health of your garden.

There are a ton more potentially beneficial insects–knowing which are preying on your plants and which to keep helps the overall balance of your garden.  Ah, isn’t being one with nature fun?

Will you be adding any ladybugs to your garden this summer?

Mavis wants to know

 

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Grow Your Own Sprouts – The Health Benefits

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I’ve told you all about how to grow sprouts and the awesome Botanical Interest Seed Sprouter I use to do just that, but let’s talk about why you should be eating those sprouts! There are SO MANY health benefits from sprouts and with all our healthy eating New Year’s resolutions, it’s the perfect time to start sprouting. Here are just a few of the health benefits of sprouting:

1. The vitamin and mineral content is out of this world. If your body is lacking calcium, potassium, iron, Vitamin A, B, B Complex, E, or K, get to sprouting already. It is estimated that the vitamin content increases by up to 20 times the original value within only a few days of sprouting and that there can be up to 100 times more enzymes in sprouts than normal raw fruits and veggies. Getting more vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and essential fatty acids from the foods you eat will, simply put, make you a healthier person.

2. The sprouting process also makes these minerals more usable in your body when the mineral binds to the protein in the bean seed or nut.

3. Sprouting increases the fiber content in the food you sprout. If you’re looking for a great addition to your weight loss routine, increasing your fiber is where it’s at.

4. Sprouting also increases the quality of protein in the beans, nuts or seeds you sprout. Proteins change during the soaking and sprouting process, increasing the nutritional value of your food. Who needs protein powder when you have sprouts?

5. Sprouts help reduce the acidity levels in your body. Too much acidity can be detrimental to your health and in some cases, even increase your risk of cancer. Sprouts help alkalize your body to prevent this.

6. I’m always looking for ways to get more of the essential fatty acids into my diet. Well guess what? The sprouting process increases the essential fats. Problem solved with just a few sprouts.

7. You control what you sprout. There’s no danger in consuming harmful chemicals, pesticides or additives because you’re doing all the growing! As a gardener, this is probably my favorite health benefit of sprouting.234

And there you have some of the many health benefits of sprouting. I sprout all sorts of things and love incorporating my sprouts into recipes or throwing them on a sandwich. Not only are they delicious, but sprouts are so stinkin easy to grow. Even if you kill every plant you try to grow, I promise you can grow sprouts!seed sprouter botanical interests If you haven’t ever sprouted anything or are nervous about trying it, I highly recommend trying the Botanical Interest Seed Sprouter. It’s perfect for beginners and completely awesome for advanced sprouters too who want to stack a ton of trays on top of each other and grow, grow, grow.

020While you’re waiting for your new sprouter to arrive, you can always sprout in a simple Mason jar. That’s how I learned how to sprout and it works like a charm.

So tell me, why do you sprout? What’s your favorite thing to sprout? How do you use your sprouts?

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The Best Plants for a Medicinal Herb Garden

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The Best Plants for a Medicinal Herb GardenEven if you don’t have the space for growing a ton of produce, you can easily grow a medicinal herb garden in your flower beds or pots on your patio.  Medicinal herb gardens are an awesome way to limit pharmaceuticals in your everyday use–most medicinal herbs look and smell amazing, which doesn’t hurt either.

Here’s my favorite medicinal herbs to grow:

  1. Lavender.  To me, lavender is a wonder plant, bees love it, it looks beeeeautiful in the yard, you can cook with it, AND use it for medicinal purposes.  Lavender has a strong scent that is still very gentle on the ol’ nasal passages.  It can be used for calming purposes in baths, it soothes burns, and can help with arthritis, headaches and sore throats.  It has literally a ton of other uses, as well.
  2. Chamomile.  Ah, chamomile tea.  I could stop it’s uses right there and be happy.  But, chamomile can be introduced into tea to induce restful sleep, calm your digestive track and ease achiness.  It is also high in calcium and magnesium.  To turn it into a tea, mix 1-3 tsp. {depending on how strong you like it} of dried herb into 1 cup of boiling water.  Let it steep and drink it down.elephant garlic bulb
  3. Garlic.  I would be happy to add garlic to pretty much anything.  I love the flavor, but as an added bonus, it boosts immunity {in fact, I read in the paper the other day that one garlic clove a day can help you stave off colds.  It might help you stave off affection from your partner too, so you might want to grow some mint :}
  4. Motherwort.  Motherwort is literally as the name implies–it helps with lady problems.  It can help to soothe menstrual cramps, helps new mothers recover more quickly, and help bring on a delayed period.
  5. Yarrow.  Yarrow will require a little more space than just a pot, but it is fantastic for inflammation.  So, instead of grabbing an Advil, you can grab a yarrow concoction instead.blueberry jam with mint recipe
  6. Mint.  I wasn’t kidding when I told you to grow mint with your garlic.  Mint is awesome for upset stomachs.  Chew the leaves or drink it in tea.  The kiddos can do this too.
  7. Ginger.  Ginger is great for motion sickness.  If you or your kiddos get car sick, grating a bit of ginger in a smoothie, or making ginger candies for the car ride, really can help.
  8. Comfrey.  When I went to the Mother Earth News Fair awhile back, one of the medicinal herbs speakers raved about comfrey.  You can use it to treat bruises and sprains–which if you have kids in sports, this is a must.
  9. Marshmallow.  No, not like the big fluffy balls of goodness you buy in the package, but the actual plant.  It requires a bit more space, like the yarrow, but it is great for treating a sore throat.fennel
  10. Fennel.  Fennel is one of those herbs that is great to cook with, but it also aides with digestion.  So, make sure to throw it into your next recipe.
  11. Valerian Root.  Valerian is fantastic for insomnia and overall relaxation.  It is a great substitution for Ambien, because while it works just as well, it is not habit forming.
  12. Echinacea.  Echinacea is commonly known as the coneflower.  It is typically purple with bright orange cone in the center, but you can find other colors as well.  It is used to boost the immune system.  When you take it at the onset of a cold, it can help to stave it off.  Though, it is not very effective once the cold has set in.

Any herbs that you grow and swear by?

~Mavis

* Please consult your doctor before treating any medical condition

If you are wondering how to prepare the herbs you grow, I recommend getting a book that will teach you to use them safely and effectively.  Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs:  A Beginner’s Guide gets a solid 5 stars on Amazon.

medicinal herbs

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Monthly Garden Chores for June – East Coast Edition

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This is a guest post written by my buddy Heather from Massachusetts. I thought it would be fun this year to post Monthly Garden Chores from both the West Coast and East Coast. You can see my May garden plans for my Seattle, Washington garden HERE.

June Garden photos boston

Well, I’m exhausted – May was buuussssy! I got way more done than I’d planned on so I’m feeling rather proud of myself :) The big, BIG news is that massive I-don’t-want-to-do-this project (read bag/box up the massive pile of rubber pellets from the old playground) and-get-rid-of-them, is 95% done. (Have you ever used Freecycle?  I love the idea of giving away something to somebody who could use it and keeping it out of the dump!) I’m happy to report it’s all cleaned up and the last load is being picked up next week.

The forest elves, eeerrr, tree service guys, came to cut down the trees that cast an annoying shadow over my garden all summer.

east coast garden pictures

I squealed like a six-year-old with a face full of cotton candy every time a tree went plummeting to the ground. Not only, is the amount of sun on the garden increased by 50% but I turned a portion of the extra space into a wildflower garden with the Perennial Bloom seeds from Botanical Interests that I grew in the winter sowing greenhouses!

milk jug greenhouse

(Pssst: Don’t tell the HH, I’m seriously thinking I may be able to fit in a few dwarf trees in that space too! Giddy, I tell ya, I’m just giddy with the possibility of fruit trees!)

I took down and stored all the hoop house  materials once it was warm enough for the tomatoes. The small hoop house was a perfect place to harden off all the seedlings throughout the month that came from the basement out to the garden, plus it warmed up the soil for the jalapeno that went in that box after everything was planted. Both of the hoop houses took quite a beating this year as we had a ton of strong wind, but I think I can use it again next year!

make shift greenhouse

The HH wanted to build a rock fire pit, but it kept falling down – which drove him crazy, so the man went to HD and bought cement – that sucker is NOT falling apart now. As a bonus, he’d dug up way too many rocks, which I promptly turned into another bed next to the chicken run, which has turned into the misfit garden bed – where all the extra plants go (and may or may not make it).

chicken tractor

All the boxes are planted. In fact, they were all planted when I realized I’d run out of space and had no place for beans AND cucumbers, so I added another box in the main garden. This folks is how you end with a bigger and bigger garden every year, lucky for the HH there is a pre-set border where the old playset used to be! :)

pallet garden photos

Seeds I’m Starting Indoors this Month

Beans and Lettuce will be continuously planted outside every two weeks for a constant supply. But seriously – I’m totally maxed out. I don’t think I have any space left for one single plant!

What I Plan to Transplant Outside this Month

It’s all been transplanted and the inside grow lights are dark for the next few months. :)

raised bed planter boxes

Plants and/or Bulbs I Plan to Purchase this Month

With all the trees we cut down (two giant pines in the front that turned out to be 50% rotted), it’s an understatement to say we have a “few” stumps. I plan on doing something with those stumps – it just may take a liiiiittle bit of manual labor. I’ll keep you posted.

What I plan to Harvest This Month

LETTUCE! Yeah – fresh salads again!!

diy cedar garden boxes

Chickens

After keeping the baby chickens next to the outdoor pen in the chicken tractor for a week or two, and then in the main pen (in the chicken tractor) for a week or two, we’ve finally moved the babies into the main pen (without the tractor) – and boy was that challenging! Ever heard the phrases “hen pecked” or “mean girls” or “pecking order”?

Holy gravy – that is no joke. So now we’re at the stage where we go out once it’s dark and the grown hens are asleep, or at least calmed by the dark, and we tuck the babies into the coop then I get up at 4:30am (that’s right, you read that correctly 4:30 AM) to let them out before the sun comes out and the mean girls get going. The babies are about ¾ the size of the grown hens so hopefully the pecking order will not have to be enforced so thoroughly for much longer. *yawn*

diy chicken tractor

Houseplants and Indoor Bulbs

Old lemon is not doing so hot. The scale infestation is under control but in the process, of moving it in and out of the house to spray it, all the flowers and little lemon buds fell off. This month we’ve moved lemon out to the deck and fertilized him so we’ll see what happens. Poor lemon….

Trees and Shrubs

In other big news… the front hedge was dug up by my friend Hana who moved the bushes to her yard so I had to do was prep the space, and plant the Hidcote Lavender I started from seed in the winter sowing greenhouses. The little seedlings are soooo tiny – I hope they make it. It may take a year or two before I get the nice hedge of lavender I’m hoping for.

clearing brush

Weed and Pest Control

Our front walk is crushed stone. However, because it’s crushed stone it is also the most maddening part of the yard because weeds love that space. We don’t love the weeds. Ya’ see where I’m going with this? We’ve contemplated paving it with some sort of paving stone but the entry to the septic tank is right.under.the.walkway. Brilliant planning, I know. So, we need ideas – what would you do? Right now, I’m the vinegar queen – hosing the rocks down and plucking the weeds, but, as you can imagine, that’s not really too fun. Suggestions?

Lawn Care

When two pines were cut down in the front, a giant garden bed was left behind. What to do with this space is a big question mark. So far, all I’ve come up with is to shovel up the top portion of mulch and re-locate it to the wildflower garden. Then hopefully reduce the overall island to a small circle, but there are still two good sized tree stumps (which we don’t want to pay to have ground down) – so in the mean time I’m hunting Pinterest for some good ideas. Any suggestions?

**These garden chores are based on my Zone 5b Southeast/Boston MA location. Find your garden zone HERE.

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Botrytis or Grey Mold on Tomatoes

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Towards the end of last years growing season, the tomato plants in my greenhouse were covered with grey mold. So much so that I ended up pulling up all the plants and tossing them.  This year, I plan on avoiding that scenario like the plague.

Grey mold {also called Botrytis} on tomatoes is actually pretty common when they are grown in a greenhouse setting.  Since grey mold prefers humid conditions, my greenhouse was the perfect stomping grounds.  Once grey mold sets in, it makes the plant susceptible to all sorts of diseases, and can eventually kill off all of your plants.

grey mold on basil and tomato plants

It’s actually pretty easy to prevent.  Providing ventilation to dry out the conditions really goes a long way.  When watering, avoid watering the leaves {this is just a good practice in general} and water in the morning only, so the plants have a chance to dry out throughout the day.  Pruning off the lower leaves on the stems will also help so that water doesn’t even have a chance to pool on the leaves.

If you do get grey mold, you can try to save the plant by cutting out any of the infected areas.  It is key to remove ALL debris from the area after the season, though, because of course, the mold can overwinter and wreak havoc from year to year.   Keep in mind that the mold spores can affect neighboring plants, so sometimes saving the plant isn’t worth it.  You can get chemicals to combat it–but since I am not a huge fan of chemicals in my garden, I’m not going to suggest that route.

Hopefully, with a little bit of prevention, grey mold will be a thing of the past for my garden.

~Mavis

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