You know the saying, “when it rains, it pours?” That’s how I’m starting to feel about my experience growing tomatillos. My initial bad luck with tomatillos has given way to a living, breathing tomatillo monster that has taken up residence in the middle
A good mix of rain and sun the past few weeks has the garden growing lush by leaps and bounds, which is helping it catch up from a little later than usual start. I’m still waiting to see my
It’s been a couple of weeks since my last seed starting diary entry, so if you need refresher you can find the other entries here, here, and here. I’m picking up today with the last two members of the solanaceae
This fall has been a gardener’s dream: warm, sunny days, soaking rains, and frost-free nights. If there was a way for Mother Nature to make up for late spring snowstorms, this is the best we could have hoped for.
Success never tasted (or looked) so sweet!
It’s time to wrap up another Salsa Week with one last garden-fresh recipe. This one is crispy, crunchy, and fresh – absolutely perfectly suited to go along side a bowl of salty tortilla chips. As we like to say, our
Last year I started September off with an entire week dedicated to a variety of garden salsa recipes. It was one of my favorite blog projects from last summer, and since it was also well received, when I was starting
When I’m in the garden day after day, it can sometimes feel like things aren’t changing all that quickly, but looking back at the garden highlights at the beginning of July, it’s clear that things are definitely changing a lot
Tomatillos have made a return to my garden this year. I’ve had a steep learning curve with growing tomatillos, but not because they are hard to grow (quite the opposite, actually); I guess I just needed to little “hands on”