L'orto di Bruno [Bruno's Vegetable Garden]

What's been happening in Bruno's vegetable garden lately?

Monday, January 28, 2019


Welcome to my gardening blog.

For a few years I didn't have much free time for gardening. In September last year, I decided to do a bit more in my backyard. I'll write about some of the recent developments on this blog.

In the meantime, you can read the posts for my first growing season (September 2004 to May 2005). Those posts include tips and tricks which I continue to find useful nowadays. As per the note for first-time visitors, here is the recommended reading order for that first season:

  1. Introduction
  2. Initial Preparations
  3. First Plantings
  4. Stakes and Trellises
  5. Late October
  6. First Week of November
  7. Second Week of November
  8. Third Week of November
  9. Fourth Week of November
  10. Start of Summer
  11. Second Week of December
  12. Harvesting the Beans
  13. First Tomatoes Ripen
  14. Last Week of December
  15. A Windy New Year
  16. Second Week of January
  17. Finally Some Rain
  18. Return of the Shadecloths
  19. Strange Summer / First Week of February
  20. Second Week of February
  21. Mulch Time, Again / Third Week of February
  22. End of Summer / Last Week of February
  23. Start of Autumn
  24. Second Week of March
  25. Third Week of March
  26. Easter 2005
  27. Hottest. April Day. Ever.
  28. Equal. Hottest. April Day. Ever.
  29. A Return to Normality
  30. All Quiet on the Garden Front
  31. The Last Days of the Tomato Plants
  32. Tomato Plants Uprooted!
  33. On Hiatus Over Winter