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…

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…

Finally 40.

What a tease it’s been this week. I checked the forecast over the last weekend and saw that temperatures were going to be in the high 30’s climbing into the 40’s and then into the 50’s by this coming weekend. So¬† I gathered all my bulbs and seeds and quickly inventoried what I had on…