Harvest Post #2

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First of all, it is time to report on the fermented dilly beans that I shared about in my last harvest post. I have been watching them for almost 2 weeks (the amount of time most recipes recommend), and wondering if the color changes, cloudy liquid, etc. were what I should expect. I finally got [...]

Harvest Post #1

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Tis the season–harvest time! Not a week goes by at this time of the year without one or more major reapings. This week, among lots of other vegetables we are harvesting for meals, we brought in the garlic (now hanging in the woodshed to dry), the last of the peas, the first of the Yellow [...]

Midsummer in the Garden 2014

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Come along with me on a brief tour of the garden, late in July. We’ll start on the deck, our new favorite place–with rainbow colored chairs, nasturtiums in window boxes and a hopeful Kniola’s morning glory climbing the new arch, this is a multi-use space.Then we’ll roam down to the vegetable garden–lots to see, lots [...]