2015 Planning

On January 1st I used the lazy day to start planning the new garden. Some of the old reliable plants sowed from seeds collected in Fall and some new varieties sowed from seeds purchased from High Mowing Organic Seeds in Vermont. Some of my selections are currently on back order so I haven’t placed my…

Fall into Winter – Happy New Year

The season was ending. Harvests were getting less frequent yet I still had much to do. At this point I should have been pulling hydration lines, cutting mulch and compost into the beds, but I was only collecting seeds. As you can see from the picture above, Morning Glory were still coming on strong. Put…

Been a while.

My production work has kept me very busy the past several weeks and I have not been able to “play” in the garden nearly as much as I did earlier this season. My wife, Brenda, has worked very hard keeping everything going while I was away. Before I started getting calls for work I DID…

Snow Peas

Here Come the Peas but See Ya Later Broccoli

The Snow Peas are now here. There were only 8 or 10 total today, first of the season, but I have a lot of plants so there will be plenty. The few that were ready today didn’t make it out of the garden. I celebrated their arrival by eating them with the neighbor kids. The…

Swiss Chard

Another picture post.

I’m actually not a big fan of the color wheels but they move so easily and make some noise. I’ve had no issues with the rabbits or deer so I’m superstitious about taking them out. There’s some weeding left to be done in the herb garden. It’s all a bunch of grass that seems to…

Oooops! Don’t Thin the Chard!

First, a garden update and some pics to show how everything is coming in. I mentioned in an earlier post that if I remember to get enough pics from the same vantage points, I can do a time lapse at the end of the season. Here are a few of those shots including the Iris…