Friday, October 14, 2011
They continue to thrive in every container. Can't say enough about this planting method that is cheap
to make and even cheaper to water.
to a new colony. When they bite, look out. Their bite not only hurts at first, but
then itches like crazy for a week or so after forming a large pimple-like white
head. Never saw any thing like it. I've learned to wear higher socks in the yard
and then spray over my work shoes and socks with an ant repellent. This gives
me a fighting chance.
The best solution I have found to stop the itching and dry them to a scab quickly
is benedryl liquid with an itching solution. Use it especially at night or you will wake up itching to no end in the middle of the night. Be careful, they climb your legs as fast
as anything I have ever seen.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Friday, September 23, 2011
Shortly I will share the rest of the crop including lettuce (we had some already today for a nice salad), cabbage, cauliflower, chard and many other fall crops that continue to thrive in these containers.