Hello! It’s been a while! This post is a long overdue shout out to let you know that I am still here, still gardening, and still digging out from our move earlier this summer. To say that the move was
When it comes to gardening, I tend to be a rule follower. Sure, I’ll stretch the rules a bit from time to time, but more times than not, I see the value in the collective wisdom that has been handed down
After spending the weekend in the deep freeze, yesterday we warmed up to a balmy 20 degrees. The warmer air and a light dusting of fresh snow convinced me to grab the camera and spend some time walking through the gardens.
We might be flirting with early morning temperatures in the upper 30s this week, but you couldn’t tell by looking at the pepper plants. Last night’s harvest was entirely composed of fiery red heirloom peppers. From the top, clockwise, the varieties are:
Sometime in the last week or so, we turned a corner and it finally feels like “real” summer has arrived. These hot, hazy summer days always feel like home to me. The tomatoes are within inches of the top of the
After last year’s bunny problems, I made sure that the rabbit fence went up around the raised beds immediately after the seedlings were transplanted. Things had been going well until I inadvertently left a very small opening in the fence when
One of my favorite things about seed starting time is that moment when the scents and smells of the garden start to come to life. Releasing the very same scent that fills the garden during a late summer tomato harvest
It’s been a long, busy week, but it’s finally Friday! The 10 day forecast has us heading into the 40s and 50s, and they are saying that we are officially done with subzero weather for the season! If this weather
I’m not sure which one I am more excited about: the sprouting herbs and flowers, or the amount of gorgeous late day sunlight filtering through the windows. Either way, it feels like spring is finally on its way!
Even by Minnesota standards, Tuesday’s weather was a little rough. Freezing rain, sleet, snow, thundersnow… we saw it all and I had more than a double commute to prove it.