Planting a Vegetable Garden

My Novice Garden

I’m just a novice gardener, I’m not a farmer like several of my friends but I’m not doing too badly either. This year is my third year having a vegetable garden in this location, I did have a successful garden years ago at another home which had plenty of sun unlike my spot here. The… Continue reading My Novice Garden

Planting a Vegetable Garden

I finally picked green beans from my garden!

Planting a Vegetable Garden

Last lettuce pick until fall

Cleaned, dried and bagged. Waiting for my peppers, green beans, sqiash, cucumbers and tomatoes to ripen!

Planting a Vegetable Garden

My own garlic

This is the first time I’ve grown garlic and thanks to farmer Clem I was successful! I pulled it up today so it needs to dry for 2 weeks then I’ll store it and use it.

Planting a Vegetable Garden

Lemon Balm

Lemon balm is a calming herb. You can add it to salads & other greens or steep it for a calming herbal tea.

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There’s only so much you can do with fresh oregano; I already have so much I think I’ll have to dry & bottle some of it.

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Home grown inspires me – baby kale salad

Planting a Vegetable Garden

It’s time to plant again!

Today is earth day, a great day to plant vegetable seeds. The weather has dipped into the thirties at night so I’m only planting cold crop; lettuces, spinach, arugula, etc. I have garlic that I planted in the fall and covered with a warm blanket of hay peeking out of the soil. It’s very exciting… Continue reading It’s time to plant again!

Planting a Vegetable Garden

The very last pick of the season

Planting a Vegetable Garden

End of the Season Herbs

I love going into my garden and coming out with more than what I initially went in for (in this case serrano chile peppers)-what a bargain!