How I Grew 178 Pounds of Food in My Small Suburban Backyard!
Large food in a small suburban backyard 2021 was my 9th year growing food in our own backyard. What a year it was! Am I right? Our world has gone through one of the most difficult experiences of our lifetime. COVID-19…
Top 10 Gardening Lessons Learned – 2020
Top 10 gardening lessons learned along my journey of 2020 At the end of every season, I look back on my gardening journey and create a list of what worked and what didn’t. It’s really helped me improve my methods and…
How To Freeze Green Beans
How to freeze green beans 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…
Green Salad with Peas and Radishes
Green Salad with Peas and Radishes Are you craving 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…
Summer Solstice 2019
Summer Solstice 2019 The most glorious time of year has finally arrived! Happy Summer Solstice! Here’s a quick photo update of the garden. Enjoy!
Green Thumb Sandwich
Green Thumb Sandwich Have you ever grown alfalfa sprouts? They’re SO easy, SO nutritious and SO delicious. They have a light and refreshing flavor to them and add an interesting texture to any salad or sandwich. My mother gifted me a…
Happy National Gardening Day!
Happy National Gardening Day! Today is National Gardening Day! I hope these photos I took of the gardens at the Rodin Museum in Paris inspire you to get outside and create something magical!
First Spring Plantings – 2019
First Spring Plantings 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…
Bed Preparation 2021
Bed Preparation 2021 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…
10 Veggie Gardening Lessons Learned – 2018
10 Veggie Gardening Lessons Learned At the end of every season, I like to sit down in the garden and reflect on how things went. I learn something new every year so it’s helpful to keep a garden journal and write…