Category Archives: Gardening

Planting the Fall Garden

I’ve been busy the last few weeks planting veggies for fall and winter harvest. First in the ground were bush beans. I pulled the spring planted beans which had slowed down considerably, and sowed more in their place. I also … Continue reading

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Seed Saving Activities

Today I want to share some of my recent seed saving activities, though this is in no way meant to be a tutorial on seed saving. Some of my saved pepper and tomato seed is getting old, and I need … Continue reading

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Garlic Scapes, A Seasonal Treat

It’s the season for garlic scapes here, and I am pretty excited about that. The scapes are the flower stalks that form on hardneck garlic varieties and are usually cut off so the plant can devote all its energy to making … Continue reading

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Kitchen Garden In May

Today I want to do an update on the area we call the kitchen garden. It’s close to the house with easy access to the kitchen, and it’s also where the greenhouse is located. The beds around the greenhouse give … Continue reading

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Finally, Some Planting

The wetter and colder than normal spring weather has kept me from getting much planting done this year. Things are running at least two weeks behind normal, and the 22 inches of rain we have received so far in 2018 … Continue reading

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