I was looking at the memories section of my Facebook page today and was reminded of the beautiful crop of onions I harvested from my garden in 2011. They were white onions and they were big and flavorful. If I remember correctly, they lasted into December and provided an added seasoning for many meals. Continue reading →
While I’m not sure how the onions are taking all the wet weather, the cucumbers appear to be liking it. I wrote earlier that I was worried they were starting to acquire a bit of cucumber jaundice, but they seem to be okay so far. Continue reading →
This photo was taken late in the morning before the busyness of the day took over (soccer and truck shopping). Overnight Friday, three more pea seedlings pushed their way through the dirt, reaching up to the beautiful blue sky that ushered in Saturday. Continue reading →
I spotted the first green tomato on one of the Early Girls tonight.
I staked the three bigger tomatoes tonight. Thursday’s gusty wind had them tilting sideways.
Isn’t it just the cutest thing you’ve ever seen?
The first pea peeks out of the ground.
I finally screwed in the little square corners on the raised bed tonight.
Another view of the raised bed from the other side.
My weekend got off to a great start despite working later than usual Friday night. After a quick supper, I headed outside to water the flowers and vegetables and stake the tomato plants. I think I squealed when I saw a cute little tomato growing on one of the Early Girls. Continue reading →
It only took about 90 minutes to even the dirt, plant all the veggies, cage the tomatoes and water the new plantings.
That’s a blog headline I never thought I’d be writing. Planting a garden in Wisconsin the past six years, March meant waiting for the snow to disappear and eagerly waiting to get into the garden to till the ground. And that rarely happened before the end of April. The last frost usually was around May 7, so other than lettuce, nothing got planted before mid-May. Continue reading →