October Garden Report

                    Fall is finally here, and the leaves seem more beautiful than ever.  My garden is winding down for the year, but here is what happened in October: Fall vegetables are here!  We’ve had plenty...

September Garden Report: Preserving the Harvest

Instead of my usual monthly post about what’s happening in my garden, I decided to write about what it is exactly I do with all those tomatoes … canning! Here is how I do it: What You’ll Need Tomatoes. Roma or plum tomatoes are the best. You need a LOT of...

Summer Garden Report

Time for a quick update on the garden!  It seems like weird weather had more of an effect this summer, but maybe it always seems that way? We had an extremely rainy June, a HOT July and a strangely rainy August.  The hot weather was definitely detrimental to beans,...

May/June Garden Report

I try to post an update on the garden monthly (like I did for March and April), but somehow I missed May. But it’s fun for me to write about my garden, and it is starting to deliver.  Here is what happened: Snow Peas came late this year.  They didn’t get going until...

April Garden Report – We Built a Greenhouse!

Spring has come very late to our neck of the woods this year.  It’s been cold and really not Spring-like at all for the most part. One thing that has bugged us for years is that while we should be planting many of our seeds now, it is really still too cold and...

March Garden Report

Spring has finally sprung! Hard to believe, but the time has come to get back in the garden, even though it’s been cold and we’ve even had a little snow this month.  I love to see the progress of the garden (and I do get comments about it) so just like...