Winter Gardening

outdoorswithmartin on January 8th, 2010

The average home can be pretty grim in mid-winter, mostly just shades of white and grey, along with any colors in the furniture and walls.  Some bright greens are needed now, some flowers, some scent, some reason to walk into a room and smile, instead of frown.  Which is why every home needs some plants. […]

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outdoorswithmartin on October 10th, 2009

Here’s a question for you. Do you enjoy greens fresh from the garden? In season, they’re great, especially cut and come again types like leaf lettuce, arugula, mustard, and others. Of course, you can buy them in supermarkets, head lettuce and leaf lettuce, and mixes that might be wonderful and healthy, but might also have […]

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outdoorswithmartin on July 18th, 2009

Published January 2005 It’s been a tough winter so far with up to 20 inches of snow that’s luckily melted off now.  I was trapped in my house for about 24 hours before I could find someone to plow my driveway, and that 24 hours gave me plenty of time to start thinking about my […]

Continue reading about Winter Gardening: Spring Radish Varieties