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: 170
Latest Activity: yesterday

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

Discussion Forum

Gardening in central Texas "pan" soil

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Daniel W on Monday. 2 Replies

An Old Lady's Hugelkultur Bed

Started by Barbara Livingston. Last reply by Randall Smith Dec 10. 3 Replies

Permaculture Concept. Bill Mollison

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Dec 6. 2 Replies

My south garden 1993 & 2013

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Barbara Livingston Dec 1. 1 Reply

Permaculture, Ben Falk

Started by Joan Denoo Nov 30. 0 Replies

Permaculture, Bill Mollison

Started by Joan Denoo Nov 16. 0 Replies

Plant Labels

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 8. 21 Replies

Design with Nature

Started by Joan Denoo Nov 6. 0 Replies

Sepp Holzer´s Permaculture

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Barbara Livingston Nov 6. 1 Reply

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Comment by Annie Thomas on April 4, 2013 at 5:33pm

I've been enjoying all of the wonderful photos and advice as of late.  It is so wonderful to have such a wealth of knowledge and experience available!

Joan-  I'm thinking of you and hope this next month is as uneventful as it can possibly be for you.  Your attitude is admirable!

It is good to see Sentient on here every now and then.  Wishing you some restful days of admiring all of your hard work, and a speedy recovery.

So far, I have harvested about 1.5 lbs of French breakfast radishes!  I asked a friend if I could eat the radish greens and he said he does.  I decided to saute them as I would collard greens... with onions, garlic and a little bit of bacon.  They are delicious!  It makes me wonder what other greens we normally throw into the compost could also be eaten.  Have any of you tried any other tops?

Comment by amer chohan on April 4, 2013 at 2:43pm

Sentient, My cactus makes me too occupied otherwise cocktail bouganvilla grafting is a wonderful idea, producing a plant with flowers of many colours....

Comment by Idaho Spud on April 4, 2013 at 7:23am

That's a beautiful grafted cocktail bouganvilla.  I like lots of colors mixed together.

Comment by Idaho Spud on April 4, 2013 at 7:20am

Amer, your Echinocereus are very interesting looking, as are many other of your cacti.

Comment by Plinius on April 4, 2013 at 1:58am

Amer, I enjoy your info very much! And it isn't wrong to speak with authority if you know what you're talking about.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 3, 2013 at 10:46pm

Dominic, that bouganvilla is just outstanding! Oh! to have such a plant!

Comment by Dominic Florio on April 3, 2013 at 10:14pm

This was posted on Facebook by some garden page.  They say they do not sell this plant.  It is a grafted cocktail bouganvilla.

Comment by A Former Member on April 3, 2013 at 7:47pm

Botany And The Bar

Could improving your gardening game make cocktail hour more fun? We’ll find out this hour with Amy Stewart, author of the new book ”The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Make the World’s Great Drinks” (Algonquin Books, 2013).

Comment by A Former Member on April 3, 2013 at 7:37pm

Amer, I'm behind on reading and commenting. I'll try to catch up later. Nice echninocereus.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 3, 2013 at 2:00pm
Oh! my dear Amer! you provided us with sound information based on expert advice! Expert knowledge and personal experience provides needed information. Whenever I have problems with plants often I did not give them what they needed.
Your photos provide so many different examples of lovely cacti; they give me a nice boost to start my day!

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