Tag: garden

More signs of spring!

Before my surgery, I did a walkabout on the property. Everywhere I go, there are signs of spring.

Getting Ready for 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.

Signs of Spring!

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.

Eighth Time is the Charm?

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?”

Brussel Sprouts!

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!”

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.