Today I picked four and a half pounds of green beans! That’s more than I’ve ever yielded from one harvest out of my backyard garden. Now it’s time to freeze them so we can enjoy them this winter. At the end of this post I will explain my process for […]
Are you craving a light and fresh green salad with bites of some of the best spring garden treats nature has to offer? Try this salad! The sugar snap peas really pack a sweet little punch and the little, bright red, spicy jewels we call radishes add vibrancy and crunch. […]
The most glorious time of year has finally arrived! Happy Summer Solstice! Here’s a quick photo update of the garden. Enjoy!
The new, baby tomatoes are settling into their beds for the growing season. They look small and innocent but they will take off quickly. In order to be prepared for their growth and support them along the way, I’m building a new and improved tomato support system. Last year […]
Today is National Gardening Day! I hope these photos I took of the gardens at the Rondin Museum in Paris inspire you to get outside and create something magical!
This will be the first year I’ve grown potatoes in the garden. Potatoes are inexpensive at the grocery store so I wonder if it will be a waste of space to grow them at home? I’ve heard that home grown potatoes taste much better than store-bought. That’s true for everything […]
It’s early March but the weather is warming quickly. I think it’s going to be a hot summer. I need to get a drip irrigation system installed before I put in all the plants so I can ensure everyone gets enough to drink while conserving as much as possible and […]
I’m a very tidy person. I don’t like knick-knacks, clutter or unopened mail. Gardening offers me the opportunity to welcome a little bit of chaos into my life. I allow the wild nature of the garden to help me be flexible and let go of (a little bit of) control. […]
It’s finally springtime! I’m so relieved and so excited about the growing season ahead. In the winter, I feel like a little seed buried in the heavy soil, sitting in the dark alone, waiting for warmth and light. It’s hard to be motivated to do very much except hibernate. My […]
The Garden Delicious just celebrated its 1st Birthday! I had an idea for a blog for a few years before I actually dove into the process of creating it. My procrastination was a combination of things. Life just kept getting in the way. I changed jobs. My routine changed and […]