Mid-season Lull

Mid-season Lull

My garden has gone into low-maintenance mode; I just need to make sure the plants get enough water and they do the rest! The plants are starting to really flourish, some are starting to produce vegetables. I’m feeling a lot better about the general state of...
June Thoughts

June Thoughts

Wow, what a month. It started out COLD and rainy, and has ended HOT. I feel like the weather has been more wild and unpredictable than usual, but I feel like I always say that! I know there has been more rain than usual, that is for sure. In general that’s good,...
Mid-August Update

Mid-August Update

I’m sorry for the delay in getting this photo up, I wanted to wait until I pruned back the tomato plant. It was growing like crazy and starting to take over a couple of the other plants. Here’s what my veggie garden looks like now: My catnip plant in the...
A Comeback Story!

A Comeback Story!

One of my cucumber plants was looking really sad about a month ago. It wasn’t getting any bigger and I was worried it wouldn’t ever grow. So I dug up the poor thing and planted it in a container (the back left container in the photo – ignore the dead...
Almost Ready!

Almost Ready!

One of our pepper plants has been doing very well, and this little pepper is almost ready. I’m not sure how to know when it IS ready to be picked, though. And these tomatoes are looking good,...
Garden Pests

Garden Pests

Oh, the frustration of garden pests!! First, we’ve got the gophers. They figured out how to get into the garden despite the chicken wire and are now stealing onions and chewing on other plants. Everyday or so I find a new place they’ve come up. I’m...