2020 was my 8th 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 has affected every continent, every country, every city and every person. It truly is something we’ve […]
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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 […]
The most glorious time of year has finally arrived! Happy Summer Solstice! Here’s a quick photo update of the garden. Enjoy!
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 down what works and what doesn’t. Overall, the 2018 season was great! We enjoyed […]
Raised garden beds give plants the opportunity to send their roots down deeper, spread wider and take up more nutrients. The plants thank us by producing better harvests in smaller spaces. This year I’m putting in my permanent garden. All winter I’ve been working to design the best layout for […]
I did a bit of research about the little plot of Earth I call my own so I could understand the history of our place. I think it’s important to honor the past, the people who were here before me and to know that my time here is temporary. I’ll […]