Tag: fall crops

A Bittersweet Time in the Garden

I came to love my rows, my beans, though so many more than I wanted. They attached me to the earth, and so I got strength like Antaeus.~ Henry David Thoreau Just as the Farmer’s Almanac called it, this autumn has been on the… Continue Reading “A Bittersweet Time in the Garden”

A Bountiful Summer leads to Several Seeds to Save

“I have often thought that if heaven had given me choice of my position and calling, it should have been on a rich spot of earth, well watered and near a good market for the production of the garden. No occupation is so delightful… Continue Reading “A Bountiful Summer leads to Several Seeds to Save”

Kids are back in school – time to seed the garden for fall!

A recent August harvest of potatoes, cucumbers, squash and beans It’s August and the garden is abundant with tomatoes ripening; beans dangling off their vines and peppers appearing in various shades. It’s been a summer season so far filled with cool wet days and… Continue Reading “Kids are back in school – time to seed the garden for fall!”