Category Archives: Gardening

2018 Allium Review

All the garlic has been cleaned and weighed now, and as I suspected it was not a great year for it. I believe the combination of a colder than usual winter and a super wet spring made for problems. I … Continue reading

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Fall Garden Update

The fall garden is pretty much all planted now, and I thought today I would give an update on its progress. We have a fairly long growing season here, and I generally plant cool season crops in both spring and … Continue reading

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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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