Category Archives: Gardening

Stars of the Garden in 2018

Once again it’s time for my annual review of what did well in the garden, and what didn’t. In 2017 we had a bumper crop of sweet potatoes and I called it the Year of the Sweet Potato. This time … Continue reading

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2018 Sweet Potato Review

Sweet potatoes are a big thing here at Happy Acres, and I want to share my review of the ones I grew in 2018. I’ve been growing sweet potatoes in my garden for as long as I can remember, and … Continue reading

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Growing Multiplier Onions

A couple of years ago I began growing multiplier onions for the first time. I had hopes of finding perennial onions that did well in my garden and in our climate. I’ve been growing garlic for quite a few years, … Continue reading

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2018 Allium Review

All the garlic has been cleaned and weighed now, and as I suspected it was not a great year for it. I believe the combination of a colder than usual winter and a super wet spring made for problems. I … Continue reading

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Fall Garden Update

The fall garden is pretty much all planted now, and I thought today I would give an update on its progress. We have a fairly long growing season here, and I generally plant cool season crops in both spring and … Continue reading

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