How To Deal With Armyworms (Zone 9 – Central Florida)

Something happened this weekend while we were camping. I left the house with a raised bed full of kale, spinach, beans and tomatoes and I came back to this swiss-cheese-esque MESS. After examining the plants a little closer, I came face to face with dozens (maybe hundreds? maybe millions?) of tiny black caterpillars hiding on […]

Growing Radishes (Central Florida – Zone 9)

If you are looking for a quick, simple vegetable to jump-start your garden – look no more! Radishes are very simple to grow and take no time to produce beautiful root vegetables. We are harvesting our second full round of radishes…and we only started planting them in late September. (That should tell you how quick and easy these […]

How To Deal With Tomato Hornworms

This post contains affiliate links. I’ve learned one unexpected lesson during my first tomato season – growing organic fruit is not for people who are afraid of creepy crawly, science fiction-type creatures! Traditional tomatoes are treated with dozens of pesticides – and I get it now. If you’ve seen the things I’ve seen, you’d be tempted to […]