So my garden plans are done. We had to remove boxes this year. The growth of our tree and neighbors trees have plunged those boxes into way to much shade. It makes me sad but it also is a good thing. We planted some more flowering plants that like shade there to help bring pollinators… Continue reading Gardens / Plants / Mother’s Day
SO, we planted seeds a couple of weekends ago. They are looking nice, we actually plan to transplant them possible this weekend. I like to transplant once their first real leaves come out. Plus they need thinned and I don’t want to kill any so we will be able to save the others that way.… Continue reading Spring is FINALLY seeming like a possibility!
Ok so let’s face it growing your own veggies sounds, what’s the word… economical. It sounds like fun? It sounds like it will be an adventure, right?!? Well I am learning that my city girl opinions of bugs was rightly formed! I hate bugs! The dang Japanese beetles were a pain. But hubby got most… Continue reading Gardening is not for the easily discouraged!
The garden is doing well this year, for the most part. The basil is happy, so I am happy. I already have 1 batch of pesto in the freezer, with luck I will have a whole lot more! The pepper plants are doing well. I have picked pepperoncini already and have a bell pepper on… Continue reading Garden is coming along!
So it is finally feeling like spring around here. 60,70,80 degree weather. Some of my tulips came up again this year plus some daffodils. But sadly the number of each is much less than last year. Now my seedlings are doing well, the tomato plants had to move out of the green house and are… Continue reading Spring Has Finally Sprung!
Since winter is being grumpy and not leaving us alone I am suffering with MAJOR spring fever! I explored my yard about a week ago before vacation and found these little guys trying their hardest to usher spring in! Then we left on vacation to sunny Arizona. Sunshine and warmth. It was wonderful but made… Continue reading Seeding Again
First of all I wanted to start by saying Happy Valentines Day! If you love someone let them know everyday, and today is just a reminder of that!! Well anyway if you have been reading my blog for a while you might have realized I love to plan. I like to know what I am… Continue reading Seeds and Planning
The feature image was taken mid-summer, and makes me happy to see all that beautiful green. Now, I haven’t posted about the garden in a while. I got a little frustrated at the end of the season, my bell peppers hardly produced. My basil gave me some but I think it got crowded out by… Continue reading Garden is put to bed
So a garden update, this has been a good summer so far. We are blessed with more zucchini, then I currently know what to do with. Now my tomatoes are also coming out beautiful. The plants are almost all over my head in height. I already have 2 Gallon sized ziplock bags with frozen tomatoes… Continue reading Garden is loving this weather!
You know a couple of years ago I read a story about a small town where everyone knows everyone. In this story they talk about how safe the community is that no one locks their doors at night. However this time of year you have to remember to lock your car. So you are not… Continue reading Thankful for the bounty