Six months, schmix months…I didn’t quit this blog, I agonized over it. When did life get so busy that sitting down to actually write about it became a challenge?? Six months ago that’s when! The truth is when we started this blog back up– I went in full force….so excited to be back!!! Then when… Continue reading You probably want to break up with us…
I’m just going to say that I’m somewhat partial to the garden during wintertime. Spring and summer gardens get all the glory, but I find that rain soaked root vegetable and fresh cabbages are so satisfying in the middle of winter. We are technically still in fall, but our winter garden is in full swing.… Continue reading Our December Garden
We have pretty intense heat in our area, with little shade around our garden; so our summer veggies are on their way out. We’ve pulled half our tomatoes, most of our summer squash is done producing, and our marigolds are ready to be tilled into the soil. We have started making plans for the winter garden, and the… Continue reading July: What’s Going on in the Garden
The garden is starting to look and feel like a summertime garden. I’m loving the buzzing bees, fluttering butterflies, and all the life that is out there. We’ve been eating summer squash since last week. …and cucumbers for two weeks. There are lots of tomato flowers… ….and green tomatoes. …on the very bottom of one… Continue reading June: What’s Going on in the Garden
We went to one of those you-pick-blueberry farms on Friday. Which turned out to be such a fun thing to do, with an almost two-year old. My mom came to help too. We managed to fill our entire bucket, which was easy at first because Greyson was all business about blueberry picking. He’d pluck individual… Continue reading Blueberry Picking.
We planted an entire bed of marigolds as an organic pest control method, and I’ve got to say, it’s one of my favorite parts of the garden right now. We grew them from seed and these marigolds are stout. Not like the six packs bought at the garden center. They are taller, more vibrant and… Continue reading Marigolds.
It started innocently enough, one afternoon, as Greyson and I were sitting out in the lawn. “Look buddy there’s a ladybug!” I pointed out. Greyson, very intrigued, wanted to pinch him between his fingers to pick him up. I cringed at the thought of a squished innocent ladybug, so I showed him that if he… Continue reading Lady Bug Hunting.