Category Archives: Garden

Pumpkins…

It’s that time of year.  Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away and I’m in the mood for pumpkin.  But before I can start all my pumpkin baking, I need to roast a few pumpkins and make lots of … Continue reading

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More veggies….

Now that it is September, but acting like August with the temperatures back in the upper 90s, the boys and I try to get into the garden early in the morning to harvest veggies.  They both love picking tomatoes and … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Harvest

We finally made it out to the corn patch this morning between rain storms. After having been in a drought for two years we are starting to make up for it here, since August 1st we have gotten around 6 … Continue reading

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Garden Planning…

Cold dark winter nights are good for only a few things.  My favorite activity is knitting, but a very close second is planning this years garden.  I spend hours looking though seed catalogs and dreaming about spring planting.   My … Continue reading

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What to do about garden pests…

Squash bugs, blister beetles, striped and spotted cucumber beetles are the trouble makers I have in my garden this year.  How do you manage them?  Growing organically has it’s challenges and these pests are my biggest ones. We have planted … Continue reading

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Garlic Scapes….

I love all garlic.  The more the better in my book.  So I don’t wait around until the cloves are ready to eat, I enjoy my garlic patch year around.  Early spring brings green garlic, which is garlic before the individual … Continue reading

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Fresh Veggies…

Isaac and I have been out working in the garden on this windy spring morning.  I have freshly picked veggies for sale today on the farm and tomorrow morning at the market.  Available for your dinners this week: lettuce, kale, … Continue reading

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May Gardening…

Finally carved out a little time to work in the garden.  Isaac had a grand time working the tiller.  I transplanted a few tomatoes and peppers.  Also planted some onions, sweet corn, popcorn, green beans, and carrots.  So now bring on … Continue reading

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Happy May Day

Spring is in full swing.  Here is my May Day basket for you.

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Planting perennials…

With all the unusually warm weather we have been having I have got planting fever.  This year I am focusing on establishing my perennial veggie beds.  I won’t have anything to harvest and enjoy this year, but with a little … Continue reading

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