Godless in the garden


Godless in the garden

Welcome to gardeners, growers of veggies, fruits, flowers, and trees!  


Welcome  backyard hen enthusiasts, worm farmers, beekeepers & composters!

Location: Planet Earth
Members: 176
Latest Activity: 17 hours ago

Welcome to Eden!

If you like to dig in the dirt, plant & prune, grow food & flowers, or sit and watch as someone else does your landscaping, you'll find something here to discuss!

Selected topics, in sort of alphabetical order:
Aging.  Gardening with an older body.
bees.  insectary.  insectsbee gardening. Beneficial insects.  insects drive evolution

Compost.  herecontaminated compost.

Backyard Chickens here. here. here. here.

Edible yard.  here  urban farmfront yards.
Growing Fruits


Fragrance and Scenthere.
Fruit growing.  in a small space, by backyard orchard culture.
Frugal gardening.  labels.

Gardening for future generations.  also permaculture, trees, historic varieties, soil

Hegelkultur here, here, here

Heritage and historic varieties.   heresources

locally grown plants to prevent blight transmission here.

Moon Phase Widget here. Moon phase topic here.

PeppersHot peppers.

Permaculture MollisonFalk  Liu, Joan's IntroTransformation in 90 days, Perm Principles at work. Food forest, Holzer

Potatoes.  here.

Rooftop gardening.  here

Seed starting. starting spring crops.

Scientific Gardening.   The Informed Gardener.  The truth about garden remedies.

Soil and soil building - healthy soil microbes, mycelium, dirt is everything, soil analysissoil pH.


Tomatoes.  Myths and truths

Trees.  Tree tunnels.  Ancient tree planting. Plant commemorative trees

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Comment by king on May 4, 2014 at 11:19am
My hands take more abuse from tools then my feet do
Comment by king on May 4, 2014 at 10:50am
I have been running around barefoot all my life I can tell soil types how wet it is all from my feet
Comment by Idaho Spud on May 4, 2014 at 10:30am

King, how do you develop feet tough enough to go bare?  Do you have to put-up with the pain until you develop thick calluses?

Comment by king on May 4, 2014 at 10:20am
I go bare
Comment by Idaho Spud on May 4, 2014 at 8:04am

I wear Crocs shoes in the garden.  They have no big tread to carry dirt and pebbles, at least not as much as many other shoes, and when worn several years, they have no tread at all.  Plus, they can be hosed-down easily without hurting them.  They also have good ventilation on hot days, and are warm on cold days.

Of course, the main reason I wear them is because they're the most comfortable shoe I've ever worn.  I wear them almost everywhere, despite what Bill Maher says.

They do easily let pebbles and stuff in under your feet which is annoying, unless you wear the ones without holes so close to the ground.

Comment by king on May 4, 2014 at 12:31am
I have all the seeds I need but a couple
Comment by king on May 4, 2014 at 12:26am
I plan on lots of canning
Comment by Joan Denoo on May 3, 2014 at 11:49pm

king, what a wonderful garden you have planned. Your harvest festival will be grand!

We have a harvest festival when most things are at their peak. People roam through the garden, picking what they want for their appetizers. Then I serve things from the garden, i.e. cole slaw, cucs in vinegar, roasted autumn vegetables, with lots of garlic. I usually serve frozen fruits from the garden with Greek yogurt or ice cream. Yummmm

Comment by Joan Denoo on May 3, 2014 at 11:43pm

I wear New Balance with inserts for better arch support. The stuff of an old lady's attire. 

Comment by king on May 3, 2014 at 9:23pm
Hey what do you guys where as far as shoes in the garden

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