Tag: gardening

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”

Silent Sunday 5•31•20

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”

Six on Saturday 5•2•2020

Life on the mountain in Zone 5 at 1486ft, we currently have 20+ mph winds with 30+mph gusts with beautiful blue skies and sunshine. The winds make being outside a little unpleasant since I still have to wear a jacket and gloves since it… Continue Reading “Six on Saturday 5•2•2020”

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share- Cabbage

Our spotlight vegetable cabbage is this week’s photo share topic. Share with us photos of your cabbage you proudly grew and leave a link with your photos in the comment section. For more information about our Homegrown Harvest Photo Share page for more information… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share- Cabbage”

Spotlight on Sage

Salvia officinallis – salvia from the Latin word salvare meaning ‘to heal and save’. It’s obvious that even the ancients learned the powers this herb held within.

Double Letters in the Garden

There are so many double letters in the garden, this photo challenge was a snap. These are my photos for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Anything with double letters.

The Benefits of Raised Garden Beds

The art of gardening has a long history and where there is a long history there is enough folklore and gardener’s tales to last you a lifetime of reading. The old school ways which may bring to mind the garden our grandparents’ and great… Continue Reading “The Benefits of Raised Garden Beds”

How Does Your Garden Grow?