Growing Ground Cherries

Growing Ground Cherries

This is my first year growing ground cherries, and so far, I’ve been pleased with the results. Ground cherries or husk cherries, Physalis pruinosa,¬†offer an easy to grow, unique summertime fruit. I’m growing Aunt Molly’s ground cherry this year and enjoying every bite.

What Causes Deformed Strawberries?

What Causes Deformed Strawberries?

What caused deformed strawberries? I love strawberry season and devote an entire raised garden bed to our strawberry crop. Most were fine this year, but in one section of the bed, I picked several mutant berries. What caused this? Radiation? Aliens? Alas, the answer is 

How to Plant a Peach Tree

How to Plant a Peach Tree

We planted four new trees in the orchard this weekend, including peach trees. I thought I’d share with you how to plant a peach tree in your own backyard. It doesn’t take long, although it does take some muscle!   How to Plant a Peach