Category Archives: Garden

First Big Harvest!

Summer love. Continue reading

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Rain, Radishes, and Revelry

Weeeeeeeeeeeeds… Continue reading

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One Day Of Glory

My annual sign that my backyard flowers have begun to bloom usually involves discovering the tattered remains of their former glory strewn across the deck. The bluish purple irises are my favorite color of iris. Unfortunately, because they also seem … Continue reading

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Garden party!

The list of Things Of Which I Will Never Tire now includes: Sowing a tiny seed in the ground, followed, in a few months, by reaping a full size vegetable which I can then feed to my family. It gives … Continue reading

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Carrots and beets that actually LOOK like carrots and beets?!

Just in case anyone is wondering… I am VERY excited about this. Aren’t they beautiful? Purple carrots, one lonely little orange carrot, and a couple chiogga beets. I was just thinning the carrots a little, and out came, well…carrots. Expectedly … Continue reading

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Heirloom tomato candy

I’m a bad double poster today. I couldn’t resist sharing about this tomato today… We had our first home grown heirloom tomato off of the vine today. It was probably the ugliest tomato I have ever eaten. Deep burgundy red … Continue reading

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Vacation is Hard on Bloggin’ Mamas

Who says a watched garden doesn’t grow? I do. We left this dinky little garden for one week, thinking, “Seriously, how much can change in a week?” See? Things were limping along, growing their little hearts out (yes, thank you, … Continue reading

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