Happy Halloween! I set up the Zombie Garden yesterday. The cast of characters is the same as last year, but they are in different positions. Enjoy! (Inspiration and How-To are posted here.) Click the individual photos for a larger view.
Still harvesting tomatoes & cucumbers & peppers, there are baby zucchini on the vine, and the herbs are still going strong.
September 14. Freeze warning. Not a frost warning, but a FREEZE warning. What??? The tomatoes just started to ripen a couple of weeks ago! We only got about half a dozen zucchini! The manties are just old enough to start eating the gross, visible bugs! I am not ready for winter. Last year’s winter was […]
Here’s how things are looking these days. Major kudos to Jason for doing the bulk of the planting this year. It wouldn’t have happened if he hadn’t taken the reins this time around. When did life get so hectic? Zucchini, pattypan squash, lemon cucumber, too many tomatoes… Greens, too many peppers, herbs, beans… Raspberries Mr. […]
Last weekend, one of the vendors at the Farmers Market was selling these cute waxed canvas bags with strawberry plants in them. I kept wandering back to them, debating whether the $18 price tag was worth it for me. I am sure that considering the materials, the time the vendor spent making them, the cost […]
We had a disgusting winter. We had millions of inches of snow that was on the ground for six months. No joke. As a result of the heavy, wet snow early in the season followed by brutal cold, a lot of homes in our area had ice dam issues. We were no different. We had […]
A few days ago, I decided it was time to start cleaning up the gardens and yard. We had a nasty winter, so there were a lot of branches and pinecones on the ground. EVERYWHERE. Bleh. But look at what I found under a mat of dead leaves! Tulip leaves that had never been exposed […]