So now that I’m a lady of leisure (for the moment), I’ve got to figure out what to do next. There are things I have to do every day, and things I should do X times a week. There are also larger projects to… Continue Reading “Accountability Post”
Before my surgery, I did a walkabout on the property. Everywhere I go, there are signs of spring.
It’s March, which means I’m getting antsy for spring. We have a lot of good things awaiting us. But we also have a lot to do.
I walked around the yard today because it is absolutely gorgeous out. I checked out our mini-orchard. For reference, we have two each of Honeycrisp, Fuji, and Granny Smith.
It’s that time of year again. When I attempt to start seedlings indoors. I’ve fallen prey to neglect, injury, illness, kittens, wind, hail, cold, pretty much anything that can go wrong, has gone wrong. Seriously, my first year, I planted 200+ seedlings, and the… Continue Reading “Eighth Time is the Charm?”
So, my garden was hit and miss this year. Injuries and depression do not make for a great garden. Certain things, however, did well. Mainly the ones that thrive on neglect. One of which is Brussel sprouts. I planted four plants, and decided to… Continue Reading “Brussel Sprouts!”
Every year (but last year, because *gestures broadly at 2020*) we buy a couple of apple trees. It’s pretty much a crap shoot on whether they produce. This year was a pretty good year for two of our six trees.
I got some fantastic produce at the farmer’s market. And decided to make some salsa.
You can always tell when I’ve been watching Top Chef, because I make things like a trio of tiny vegetables amuse bouche. As I was watering, I noticed that the fairy tale eggplants were ripe, and that there were two squash blossoms ready, and… Continue Reading “Trio of Tiny Vegetables”
I love that I have wildflowers instead of lawn. It brings me joy to look out there. We’ve got more new flowers out there today.