Tag Archives: onions

2015_Day 261: Early summer rain did in onion crop

My onion harvest on Sept. 18, 2011.

My onion harvest on Sept. 18, 2011.

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

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2015_Day 147: Stretching out in the garden


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

2015_Day 108: Garden, one month in

Peas and beans.

Peas and beans.

It’s been four weeks since I planted my garden. One month, and everything, thankfully, has survived. By this time next month, I hope to be eating peas, beans and maybe cucumbers.
Tomatoes and sweet red peppers.

Tomatoes and sweet red peppers.

Cherry tomatoes and some lettuce.

Cherry tomatoes and some lettuce.

Cucumbers, onions, chives and basil.

Cucumbers, onions, chives and basil.

2015_Day 95: Rain a lovely Easter surprise for garden

Above, the beans tonight, April 5. Below, on April 3.

Above, the beans tonight, April 5. Below, on April 3.

After a fun Easter weekend in San Antonio, daughter and I arrived home to find out it had rained in Georgetown. And, oh, how the garden loved the mother’s milk! Continue reading

2015_Day 87: More peas please

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

2015_Day 86: Houston, we have a tomato


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