Category Archives: Gardening

Planning the Fall Garden

“Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail.” –Henry David Thoreau It … Continue reading

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Scaling Back

When we moved to Happy Acres back in 2007, I couldn’t wait to work up a spot for a vegetable garden. Due to the heavy deer presence, it had to be fenced. The area is about 40 feet by 45 … Continue reading

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May Planting and Mulching

I’ve managed to get in some time this week working in the garden, between rain showers. Yesterday morning I got one bed of tomatoes planted. These are small fruited ones like Jasper and Midnight Snack plus slicing tomatoes like long … Continue reading

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April Garden Tour

Things are starting to bloom and grow around here, and I have managed to get a few things planted in between the rain showers. We have already had 24 inches of rain so far this year, even more that the … Continue reading

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Planting Time

I took advantage of a couple of warm and dry days this week to work up some soil and do a little planting. My first task was to plant some multiplier onions. I’ve been growing I’itoi onions for a couple … Continue reading

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