Tag: garden

Pickled Radishes

There were some lovely radishes today at the farmer’s market this morning.

How ‘Bout Them Apples?

In addition to the nectarines, I also got a three-pound bag of Jonathan apples. I decided to make applesauce/pie filling. Nom. So making applesauce is easy as pie. Cut up the apples into chunks. In a saucepan, put some water, and the apples. Put… Continue Reading “How ‘Bout Them Apples?”

Weekly Wildflowers

We have a lot of wildflowers. A lot. It may not look it from the picture, but we do have a lot.

Rough Linen

Totally not an ad, but definitely a recommendation. When I first moved out to a homestead, my best friend sent me a great pinafore for my indoor/outdoor work.


Badger badger badger badger Mushroom! We got our first mushroom!

Near Perfect Dinner

Dinner was nearly the perfect dinner. We had a bunch of greens from the garden, with bacon, Brie, and Granny Smith apples. Balsamic vinaigrette. Baguette (sadly gluten free). For dessert strawberries and cream. Eaten on the porch with a nice cool breeze.

Herb Garden, Take Two

So my herb seeds didn’t really take off like gangbusters. But then, they never really do for me. We had to go into town anyway, because we’re gonna need a bigger brooder. And soon. Time for big blue.


I normally don’t have cause to post this twice in one week, but the asparagus is up!

Just Super!

The dandelions are blooming which means one thing, time to stop feeding the bees for the winter. They have callery pear and apple trees are blooming, and we have daffodils. S food enough for the bees. Since the one remaining hive really did well… Continue Reading “Just Super!”

All I Learned About Planting Potatoes, I Learned From Watching The Martian

This year I’m trying potatoes for the first time. Hopefully it will work. Planting two different types, Kennebec, and Norland.