Giant Size Pumpkin and Summer Squash Plant

summer squash and pumpkin plant

A giant size heirloom pumpkin and summer squash plant grew from an old seed.? I grew them last year so the seed must have got mixed in to the soil. ? The plants are over five feet tall and still growing!   The soil at Sandy Acre Pines is all sand… hence the name. No fertilizer was added to this plant except for a few goat droppings.       Continue reading Giant Size Pumpkin and Summer Squash Plant

Kill weeds and make lasagna

Pulling weeds is no fun especially when your dealing with the long rooted perennial type. ?I like to take a different approach to weed control. ?Block out the sun and the weeds can’t grow. While some people cover weeds with plastic to block out the sun, I like to use a slightly different approach. ?My method takes a little longer but also improves the soil. You go away on vacation Continue reading Kill weeds and make lasagna

Heavy Duty Gorilla Garden Carts

The Ultimate Back Saving Gorilla Cart When it comes to gardening I’m always moving plants, fertilizer, and soil around. It’s not?worth picking up each bag and moving it by hand so I figured it was time to get some kind of cart to make it a bit easier. Wheelbarrows are fine but not if you have a lot to move. After looking around online and finding tons of flimsy carts Continue reading Heavy Duty Gorilla Garden Carts