Good weather means good growth.

Freezing and canning has gotten really fun and rewarding. It’s neat to be eating last season’s harvest while growing the current season. We still have a few jars of spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, hot relish, salsa, and pickles on hand. Much of what I’ve grown this year are from seeds I collected from last season’s…

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…

Good News & Progress

  I was going to plant another group of Radish, Carrot, Spinach, Chard, and also get Tomatoes, Peppers, and other stuff started under the lights but the rain has sort of scared me away. It’s tight quarters in the shed with everything in there so I’m waiting until tomorrow to see what the weather brings.…

Last Week

Only a couple of Cauliflower plants actually came up. I’m presuming the conditions were too cold for them. I’m taking what I got and waiting until late Summer to plant the others for a Fall crop. I picked up some straw this week from a local farmer outlet and have more coming from a friend…