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: 165
Latest Activity: 16 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 no particular order:
Moon Phase Widget here. Moon phase topic here.
What's your gardening style?
Frugal gardening.
Backyard Chickens here. here. here. here.
Growing Fruits
Wild Parsnip - It can burn skin.
Why buy locally-grown plants?
Cheap gardening.
Buy locally grown plants to prevent blight transmission here.
Grow lots of fruits in a small space, by backyard orchard culture.

Discussion Forum

Sentient Biped's Garden Blog. Happy to add a different feed if there are suggestions.

Loading… Loading feed

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of Godless in the garden to add comments!

Comment by A Former Member on April 11, 2012 at 6:46pm

Well, those are just pics I found online. Nothing I took. You have pomegranates and apple trees down in Austin?

Comment by Steph S. on April 11, 2012 at 12:02am
I'm enjoying your plant pictures Dallas. The yard has weeds now since the rain .. So I have to go and weed eat soon. I have many grape vines and pomegranates and some apple trees and blackberries. I'll have to get some pictures to post here.
Comment by A Former Member on April 10, 2012 at 11:23pm

I've been growing lemon thyme, Greek oregano, dill, and rosemary for weeks, but I got some pots on Freecycle, so I bought some Italian parsley, chives, French lavender, and some boxwood basil today (below):



Also bought a jubilee tomato plant:


And bought another Opuntia vestita again, since I lost mine last year:


And an Opuntia microdasys (bunny ears cactus). The one I got is yellow, but I prefer the white:


And last week I bought a Mammillaria pilcayensis:



And a green wheel sempervivium:


And some Coral Reef Chinese sedum:


Comment by Sentient Biped on April 2, 2012 at 9:21pm

Sandi, when I was a kid I used to grow carrots from the tops of grocery carrots.  I also still grow potatoes from sprouted potato eyes.  Some of those suggestions are fun for kids, but not so great for gardening - if you don't have a lot of room, it's better to grow named varieties of tomatoes.  The exception is heirloom varieties, which do grow true from saved seeds.  I didn't know about the lentils, and I LOVE lentils - wonder if they are worth the garden space?

Comment by Sandi on April 2, 2012 at 6:35am

Spring Gardening: Tomatoes, Celery and 8 Other Foods You Can Regrow From Scraps:


Comment by Sentient Biped on March 26, 2012 at 9:17pm

Dallas very cool!  We have some of those or similar in my neighborhood.  They have a Dr. Suessian look.  Weeping mulberries are sort of similar. I like them because they make edible fruit.   How about a Hydnora africana?

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 26, 2012 at 6:51pm

Yes, Dallas, dejected, and like a monster will peek out any minute now and the arms will turn into octopus with suckers. 

Comment by A Former Member on March 26, 2012 at 9:33am

I like this plant. It looks so wonderfully dejected.
Comment by A Former Member on March 26, 2012 at 9:29am
Oh, in many ways I'm an effin boyscout, I just don't want to have that kind of reputation. Not sure I could outlive the shame. I should have planted wolfsbane or deadly nightshade instead. I've seen some of those flowers you posted before, but never that vegetable sheep. That's interesting. Truely otherworldly. Martianesque.
Comment by Sentient Biped on March 26, 2012 at 9:03am

Some not-daisy-like flowers.  But I think you are more wholesome than you let on.


Members (165)


Support Atheist Nexus

Donate Today



Help Nexus When You Buy From Amazon




© 2014   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service