Our 2021 garden: Crespo squash, and pea beds ready!

Oh, I'm going to be in for a world of hurt, tomorrow. It's going to be worth every bit of it! 😀 But first, I have to show off the little Crespo squash baby! I got this photo last night. This is how it looked, less than 24 hours later. Then I checked it this … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: Crespo squash, and pea beds ready!

Our 2021 garden: quick finish on the unplanned bed

A while back, the girls and I decided to create a bed in an unplanned area. Today, things got pleasant enough outside that I quickly finished part of it. This is the side that will have the Strawberry Spinach planted. These can be successively sown every two weeks, starting before the last frost date, so … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: quick finish on the unplanned bed

Our 2021 garden seedling shuffle, monthly shop, and man that’s bright!

Wow. It's coming up on 10pm as I start this, and this is the first time I've had to sit down for most of the day! Today was our monthly shop, so after doing my rounds, my younger daughter and I headed out to the city. We were going to do our usual shop when … Continue reading Our 2021 garden seedling shuffle, monthly shop, and man that’s bright!

Our 2021 garden: building the first pea trellis

We had a beautiful warm day today - prefect for working outside! Our peas are among the things that require the most preparation before we can direct sow them, so we decided to focus on building trellises for them. After looking over some design ideas, drawing some sketches and making some decisions, I headed out … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: building the first pea trellis