Today, I finally got to harvesting the garden beds we planted where the old wood pile used to be. This is what we started with, in the spring. You can read about how the garden plots were doing by August, here, so I won't repeat myself in this post. One of the things I've been … Continue reading Harvested: what I expected, and what I got
Many thanks to carolee of herbalbelssingblog for her suggestion on how to cook our little beets. She wrote: Even tiny beet thinnings are wonderfully tasty! Pulled whole and left intact, scrub the beet and root to remove any soil and give the green parts and stems a good rinse. Heat butter in a skillet and … Continue reading Trying out the beets
While doing my rounds this morning, with my usual checking of the garden beds, I decided to try and harvest some of the beets. Our poor, sad little beets. I could tell that a deer had visited last night, as pretty much the last of the larger beet greens are gone. I had been looking … Continue reading Sad beets
I realized I've neglected to take progress photos of some of our garden beds, so I got a few this morning. Here are our two potato beds. I was shooting blind, because my phone's screen went completely black in the sunlight. Still, you can see the potatoes among the mulch, separated by a path of … Continue reading How does the garden(s) grow?
While my daughters and I were in the city, my darling husband finally got through to our internet provider and had a little chat with them. We had internet soon after. The problem is still not solved, though. It's just a make-do until a tech comes out to check the secondary account's satellite disk. When … Continue reading Let’s give this a try
We're having another wild and windy day! Still, stuff needs to get planted. I made a quick trip into town and my errands included stopping at the hardware store. Their garden centre was open, so I checked it out. I couldn't resist. I bought some muskmelon transplants. Muskmelon is a type of cantaloupe that I … Continue reading Gardening progress