Midsummer Update

Midsummer Update

I realized I hadn’t posted any pictures of the entire garden since we planted everything, and thought you might be curious to see how the garden is coming along. I’m very happy with the progress so far this year, and I feel like its mostly due to the...
Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Happy first day of Summer! What a beautiful day already. We’ve had such wild and windy weather so far this year, I wonder what Summer has in store for us. It will be an adventure, I’m sure. I’m very proud of all we’ve done in our backyard. We...
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...
Early Summer Progress

Early Summer Progress

Finally, all the plants are in the ground and starting to get established! We really got a slow start this year, and that was partly due to the weather. According to the Idaho Statesman, this spring was much wetter and cooler than usual. We got more rain, more often,...
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...