I just got back from a trip to visit my parents. While I was there they gave me some of their horseradish plants. First the Man of the House made some potting soil. And then we planted the horseradish in pots. This isn’t a good way to raise horseradish, but since we rent it’ll do …
Category Archive: Gardening
Last year I asked readers if anyone could identify this plant: Recently, Richard of XID, a weed identification system, supplied the answer. This is a lovely photo of a lamium purpureum. Other, more common names, for this plant include red deadnettle, purple deadnettle, or purple archangel. Thanks so much for solving the mystery, Richard!
Several years ago I tried growing potatoes in a barrel. It involved planting potatoes in the bottom of a barrel. When the plants grew I put more dirt on top, leaving the very top portion of the plant uncovered. When the plant grew some more, I repeated the process. I continued until the barrel was …