Here We Go!

Here We Go!

We completed our garden expansion the first weekend in June and I’ve been working since then to get everything planted! At last, everything is in the ground and settling in. Our kitty, Hazel, sure enjoys the garden as well! She likes to chase the bees and...
Survival is an Option, Too

Survival is an Option, Too

Just a couple weeks ago, I thought I might have lost all my seedlings to frost damage. I was disappointed, but hopeful that we’d have a few survivors. As it turns out, everything except my tomatoes (and even one of those) are slowly recovering. Every day there...
Failure is Always an Option

Failure is Always an Option

Gardening, like any endeavor, has its own set of potential setbacks and pitfalls. This past weekend, temperatures dropped below freezing on both Friday and Saturday nights. My plants were safely situated in a plastic greenhouse, or so I thought! Somehow it got cold...
Welcome, Spring!

Welcome, Spring!

Hurray for Spring! I hope you are enjoying it so far. I seem to forget every year that the transition from winter to spring here in Idaho involves some truly staggering amounts of wind. Our house is pretty exposed and the wind seems to rip right around the house off...
Seedling Time!

Seedling Time!

My favorite time of the season (besides eating that first cherry tomato, maybe…) is when my seedlings are ready to be planted in the ground! They are practically jumping with excitement. Maybe that’s just me. We bought some awesome trellises for the...
Winding Back Up

Winding Back Up

I love seeing all the daffodils and crocus popping up all over town! Last weekend I was able to get the first seeds of the season sown. I have tomatoes sprouting as I write this! This weekend I will continue with some herbs and maybe some flowers. We’re working...