In only two and a half weeks this barrel o’ veggies has become quite lush.
A friend picked up this half wine barrel for me for a mere ten bucks at a roadside Boy Scout fundraiser.
For that price I couldn’t pass it up.
On May 16 I filled it with two yellow crookneck squash, a zucchini squash and a
I’ve been a fan of container gardening for years. Mainly I preferred it because it spared me the back breaking labor of double-digging and amending our hard-packed clay soil. An added benefit I suppose is keeping the goods above the “snailosphere” to borrow a term from Angela’s Northern California Gardening Blog.