sabotage and successes – october garden update

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…

pruning and waiting – september 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…

august garden update – preparing for fall

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…

july garden update – surprise sunflowers!

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…