It has been a beautiful and sunny July so far on the Humboldt coast. My wife and I have been working in the garden and enjoying the weather… but trying not to work too hard.
It is easy to fall into the habit of only seeing the things in your garden that need attention or need to be fixed in some way. Sometimes you need to just stand back and admire the work you have already done. [Read more]
Even if this is your first year of gardening, you have probably discovered some of your plants covered with a tiny horde of obnoxious bugs called aphids. Aphids are little soft bodied insects that love to suck the life out of plants. There are about 2,500 different species of aphids. Approximately 250 of those species are serious pests for gardeners. Here at the Mega Mini Farm we start seeing aphids around mid-June when the temperatures begin staying in the mid to upper 60′s during the day. [Read more]