Category: Spring

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…

It’s May on the Mountain

Welcome to New England where if you don’t like the weather, just wait 10 minutes. This morning I saw a meme that said “Now I know what it’s called May, because it may rain, it may snow, it may be 20ºF, it may be…

Vegetable Spotlight on Broccoli

Broccoli loves cool weather and should be added to the garden either by seed or transplant anytime from late April to May or late July and August to get either an early summer harvest or fall crop respectively. Plants will thrive in a fertile rich, well-drained soil.

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Week 3- Snapdragons

Welcome to the third week of our Homegrown Harvest Photo Share Week 3 – Snapdragons! We look forward to seeing your photo shares of snapdragons from your garden – it can be a photo or a few photos like we have here. Or it can even be a piece of artwork that you would like to share of a snapdragon. Whatever it may be – we’d love to see them!

Silent Sunday 3•29•20

Strawberry – FOTD- Berry

Yummy, yummy strawberries. This is one of the best garden plants for beginners since they are so easy to grown. Great for getting the children involved with gardening and learning to grow their own food too. Strawberries are perennials, so that means you plant…

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share

Welcome to the first week of our Photo Challenge!! there are not prizes – it’s just a way that we can all share beautiful photos of our gardens and let others discover our worlds.

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share #1 – Show Us Your Peas Please

Welcome to the first week of our Photo Challenge!! there are not prizes – it’s just a way that we can all share beautiful photos of our gardens and let others discover our worlds.

27 Days until Spring

But the hours of light are increasing and that is a psychological boost signaling to gardeners that we are approaching the growing season and it’s time to get ready. Seed catalogs are coming in the mail weekly and have been since mid January. Now is the time to get start taking inventory of your leftover seeds from last season.

Cold-Hardy Vegetables Can Take A Chill

There are plenty of vegetables which can be planted in the early part of spring – even as early as mid-March depending upon what zone you live in.