Tag: edible gardening

Wordless Wednesday 6•10•20

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Broccoli

We’ve been craving fresh delicious broccoli around here lately. We have plenty of broccoli plants started in our indoor Tower Garden FLEX, but it will be a while before we can harvest it. So in the meantime, let’s enjoy sharing some of our broccoli… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Broccoli”

January is the time to plan and dream

It’s mid-January already and the seed catalogs have begun to trickle in, promising beautiful, delicious fruits and vegetables to satiate anyone’s palette. It’s been two years and three months since we moved up to New Hampshire. Since we moved up in the fall of… Continue Reading “January is the time to plan and dream”

Perennial Vegetables

Perennial Vegetables Gardeners are usually passionate people. Looking after their plants morning after morning, observing the daily changes. I like to go out early in the morning with the dogs with my coffee in hand and walk the garden, inspecting plants like a general… Continue Reading “Perennial Vegetables”

It’s February! What Should I do in My Garden?

Is it too soon to start? It’s about this time of year when people in cold snowy areas begin to start to yearn for warmer winds of spring. Depending upon what zone you live in you could still have inches of snow and ice… Continue Reading “It’s February! What Should I do in My Garden?”

Mistaken identity: Sweet Potatoes and Yams

Sweet potato vines trailing out of the raised bed Is it a Yam or a Sweet Potato? For decades people have been made to think they’re eating yams, when most likely they are eating sweet potatoes. So where did all the confusion start? well… Continue Reading “Mistaken identity: Sweet Potatoes and Yams”

Dreams of Fresh Vegetables

Happy New Year! The New year always brings with it the thoughts of fresh starts and new beginnings, dreams of fresh vegetables… It’s January 26th and we just had our first snowstorm of the 2016 season over the weekend The National Weather Service had… Continue Reading “Dreams of Fresh Vegetables”

The Importance of soil – Our lives depend on it!

When veggies are grown in your own garden soil enrich with compost, you pick them when you need your veggies minutes before a meal. They are ripe and ready when they are highest in nutritional content.

Spring – ah how we welcome thee

Submersing myself into the symphony of delicious color, I paint the gardens with the green peas that emerge from purple and white flowers. Smatterings of Red Sail lettuce mixed with purple petunias lay beneath a canopy of emeralds touched with Sun Gold Cherry, Cherokee Purple and Lemon Boy tomatoes. Monet’s garden couldn’t be more beautiful or colorful.

August/September – Where did the summer go?

It’s difficult to imagine that Labor Day weekend has already come and gone.  I have been negligent in writing a monthly blog entry this summer.  Once again the busy season whirled by us – selling gardens; installing gardens; going to events; talking to people… Continue Reading “August/September – Where did the summer go?”