Tag: garden

Trio of Tiny Vegetables

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”

Even More Wildflowers

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.

Peas Please

So I’m late to the party on peas. Of course when it was canned or frozen peas, it was a terrible party. But I love me some fresh peas.

More Wildflowers

Every year I think, “well, darn I guess no wildflowers this year.” Then one morning I wake up and *bam* flowers! So we’ve seen the tick weed and beardtongue. We have more!

Vegetable Garden 2021

Loving my garden this year. As are the bumble bees. We are definitely doing better.

Less is More

We’ve tried to have a gigantic garden for the last few years. For one reason or another, it just didn’t produce a whole lot. One thing that is an issue is overcrowding. So we are going for fewer plants.

Walkabout

Every now and again, I love walking through the yard looking at everything.

Bees and Apple Trees

Our apple trees are in bloom and the bees are loving it!

Kitchen Garden Update

So the hydroponics proved to be too much of an attractive nuisance for the kittens. I will try again with better security. But the kitchen garden is going well. The cats occasionally try to eat the leaves of the kohlrabi, but they leave the… Continue Reading “Kitchen Garden Update”

Progress!

We are making progress on the bee structure. We got a couple of pieces put up yesterday between storms. Today are the joists. Joists looks funny, like it shouldn’t be a word. Asparagus count: 7