North Island, NZ. Ants on a parsnip flower, onion going to seed, nasturtiums, and comfrey flowers.4 participating This is a beet that I pulled out of the ground and potted up. The newest leaves at the center are sticking straight up and are fused together at the edges for the first couple inches. I don't have a photo of the newest development, but now all the new lea... I got linked to this 'Intro to Permaculture' class offered by Oregon State University. The class is online and completely free. It starts this week (it is no too late to sign up, I did today!) and runs for 4 weeks. It says class assignments should take 2-...5 participating At 10pm last night after all the trick or treating was done, i realized the forecast put today's low in the 30s and it was time to salvage the last of the tomatoes. So I put on a dorky headlamp and head out to hunt for treasure in the dark, cold tomato ju... Got 13 little white pumpkins and 8 red-orange pumpkins!! The red ones are the variety Rouge Vif d'Etampes which is a cucurbita maxima. I love how they look and they are great for cooking. Very creamy flesh, not stringy or watery. The seeds are in a dry pu...2 participating My rye cover crop is growing well, especially with the warm spell we had last week. My carrots are looking excellent and I still need to take down the corn/lima bean mess. I think this picture will work... Garden Hi, everyone. I got a fig sappling over the summer, and I've watered it properly and kept it inside all summer. It had good lighting, so it got sun. Then, the leaves started forming this weird, white powder. The leaves all died, but it started budding. It...2 participating The leaders of gardening thought you might also enjoy participating in Stockfree Organic Gardens, so they've made it a part of their community neighborhood! Check out the rest of gardening community's neighborhood here.