Salad Greens: Seeds Worth Sowing

Salad Greens: Seeds Worth Sowing

How much do you like to eat salad – and not just iceberg lettuce, but fancy kinds like romaine, endive, butterhead and mustard greens? How much do you hate buying expensive bags of salad at the store? And how often does the bag start to get wilty before you can...
End of the Season!

End of the Season!

Wow, this summer sure flew by. It was a good, productive season and I’m ready for cooler weather (really, 90 degrees in October?)! Next year we’ll put together tripods with the bamboo stakes for the tomatoes, and do a little better pruning them (we did...
July Progress

July Progress

We have made progress! It’s hard to tell from day to day, but looking back a month shows that all of our plants are surviving and thriving. I am embarrassed about the weeds that grow so tall behind the fence!! Jon is planning on weed-whacking those sometime this...
Winding Down

Winding Down

Summer has ended and autumn is in full swing. We had a little bit of warm weather follow us into October, but tonight it’s supposed to get close to freezing so I think our growing season is over. We covered the tomato and artichoke plants; I hope they make it...
Tour de Fleurs

Tour de Fleurs

I focus mostly on my vegetables and herbs here, but today I want to show off my flowers! Just yesterday I bought a new camera; I’ve been planning on getting one for our vacation and ended up getting it a bit early! I haven’t learned all the settings yet or...
I Love July (and August)

I Love July (and August)

It’s super hot in July and August in Southern Idaho and sometimes it can be a little unpleasant. But look at what it’s done for my garden: I can’t believe how different it looks from just a month ago! I’ve harvested cucumbers, zucchini, one...