Although I haven’t been posting many garden updates so far this year, things have slowly but surely been starting. If you missed my garden planning post you can check it out here and my February update here. Now let’s start with seedlings. If I have learned anything this year it is that seedlings and I … Continue reading may garden update – first harvests and hopes
Even though this month started with snow and some of the coldest weather that we get around here, the weather has begun to turn and gardening has begun. If you would like to learn more about my planning for my garden this year check out my last garden post here where I did a garden … Continue reading garden with me – february update
As I write this it is trying to snow outside, but my mind is firmly into spring and summer already. One of the things that brings me joy each year is my garden and the few months in winter when I can’t do anything is always a little sad. It is nice to have a … Continue reading planning my 2021 garden
In what will be my final garden update of 2020 I have a lot to share about, both highs and lows of the garden season. I think I will start with the bad to get it out of the way. In late summer I had planted some fall veggies; including broccoli and snap peas. These … Continue reading sabotage and successes – october garden update
Things have really slowed down at the garden so there isn’t a lot to report but there are still some things for me to share so I do think these posts will be able to go on for a few more months before a winter hiatus. This is the first month that we don’t have … Continue reading pruning and waiting – september garden update
Another month has passed in the life of my garden and things are certainly growing. This was also an exciting month as I began to prepare for my fall crops, something I have never tried before. First though let’s talk about what I did harvest. I did get a few more radishes and beets, though … Continue reading august garden update – preparing for fall
Guess what – our strange cucumber plants – they are not cucumbers. We had been having doubts for a little while and as the plants continued to grow taller and taller we started to look into it, and we have Russian Mammoth sunflowers. These giant beasts can grow to be 12 feet tall and have … Continue reading july garden update – surprise sunflowers!