Tag: vegetables

Silent Sunday 5•17•20

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 Cabbage

Head cabbage originated in the Mediterranean region and was known to the ancients of both Greece and Rome, it was hailed for its medicinal purposes by both Cato and Elder. Ancient Egyptians and Romans ate large amounts of cabbage the night before drinking which allowed them to drink more.

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.

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.

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!”

Bein’ Green – Living Green

Kermit used to struggle with “Bein’ Green” and many Americans, as well as others around the world today struggle with ‘living green’.  Our society has been accustomed to throwing things away – after all it sometimes feels like takes more effort to recycle. Three… Continue Reading “Bein’ Green – Living Green”

End of Summer Doesn’t Mean End of the Growing Season – Yet

August 31st, the end of summer, not officially of course.  That doesn’t happen until September 22nd 10:48am to be precise, autumn officially starting a minute later.  Some kids in our area have already started back to school; my son started his freshman classes at… Continue Reading “End of Summer Doesn’t Mean End of the Growing Season – Yet”

Garden of 2012

[Update 8-16-12] I pulled another 8+ pounds of tomatoes out of the garden last night and decided since the tomatoes were too big now for the vegetable bin in the fridge that I should make a sauce.  I made a mix sauce this time,… Continue Reading “Garden of 2012”

Our Garden

[The following is a blog entry from May 7, 2012 in my other blog, It’s a 4 Dog Life, http://itsa4doglife.blogspot.com/. Since I recently decided to dedicate a blog specifically to our vegetable/herb gardening – I felt it was important to include and needless to… Continue Reading “Our Garden”