Category: In the Garden

Wordless Wednesday 6•24•20

Monday on the Mountain

It’s been a long day on the mountain, Mondays usually are. I started the day around 4am, the dogs began to stir around 4:10am and we all hit the bottom of the steps and were in front of the coffee maker by 4:15am. As… Continue Reading “Monday on the Mountain”

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Show US Your Gardens!

This week’s Homegrown Harvest Photo Share is Show Us Your Gardens! Gardening season is kicking in as the temperatures warm up. This week’s theme is gardens and we’d love to see photos of your hard work and beautiful gardens! If you want to join… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Show US Your Gardens!”

Silent Sunday 5•31•20

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Marigolds

We are obsessed with marigolds for all the good they do in the garden above and below ground. This week’s Homegrown Harvest Photo Share theme is marigolds!

Black Fly Season

Since moving up to New Hampshire over four year ago, we have become painfully aware of Black Fly Season. Thankfully this is only lasts about a 4-6 weeks long, however, it falls right during the spring planting season. Our growing season is short enough… Continue Reading “Black Fly Season”

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share: Oregano

Welcome to this week’s Homegrown Harvest Photo Share! The focus is on oregano, so if you have any photos of your own of this delicious herb, write your own post and be sure to include a ping back or share a link in the… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share: Oregano”

When planting your garden don’t forget about Companion Planting

Companion planting has played a vital role in the survival of people throughout history. When companion plantings are used they help one another grow, thrive and produce higher yields efficiently and with little impact on the environment.

Six on Saturday: This week in the garden

The weather is finally a little warmer, although the winds haven’t died down much, except for a day or two. That’s when the Black Flies started to descend upon me, enough so that Mark broke out our mosquito netted hoods and shirts. Mosquito netting… Continue Reading “Six on Saturday: This week in the garden”

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share: Kale

Kale is one of those easy to grow geens that is super good for you, a real nutritional powerhouse. Too bad, we don’t really like it especially since I have had such great success growing it. I let some kale go to seed so… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share: Kale”