I'm pretty sure I should quit trying to be a vegetable gardener; I should just accept my failures and move on. But I keep oohing and ahhing over the beautiful catalogs containing so many tempting and unique varieties. Especially now, as many of us start planning our fall and winter gardens. I really do want … Continue reading Another Unsuccessful Year in the Garden
Our last frost day is somewhere around Memorial Day, so not being a risky gardener, I tend to wait until now to plant most of my veggies, or at least those that like warmer weather. I had been hardening off a few seedlings (tomatoes and peppers) but honestly don't think they'll do well. … Continue reading Now we wait, well, we weed and wait.
Recently The Goat and I visited Madison, Wisconsin. We were gone 10 days, that's it, just 10 days. But somehow, in those 10 days our yard went from a lush and overabundant green oasis to a dry, yellow, and crunchy yard! Earlier in the Summer it was difficult for me to relate to the water shortage … Continue reading August. Too early to signal Autumn?