Tag: garden

Apples!

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.

Salsa

I got some fantastic produce at the farmer’s market. And decided to make some salsa.

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!