This morning I noticed that the fruiting bodies were mostly coming from those better-ventilated, dry patches, and that they were heading for the ventilation holes. I looked at the plastic bag we used… Continue reading
Some had given up on our bucket of rotting coffee grounds. I was almost ready to join them. Our booklet said they might take only two weeks to grow oyster mushrooms, but nothing… Continue reading
We were hoping for mushrooms by day 14, but nothing so far. No bad mold. Dry/brown spots persist near the ventilation holes.
The coffee grounds + mushroom spawn have now been in the bucket for one week. The big change: the surface of the grounds is covered with white fuzz. I think this is oyster… Continue reading
We have big dreams of raising mushrooms, but we have little experience. So our first step is to grow some oyster mushrooms on coffee grounds, using a kit from Fungi Perfecti. First: Get… Continue reading
We have kale in 2 raised beds. In one, it has done amazingly well. Since the beds are along our front walkway, I grab a fresh leaf to snack on every time I… Continue reading