Another Unsuccessful Year in the Garden

I’m pretty sure I should quit trying to be a vegetable gardener; I should just accept my failures and move on. But I keep oohing and ahhing over the beautiful catalogs containing so many tempting and unique varieties.  Especially now, as many of us start planning our fall and winter gardens.  I really do want […]

April (snow) showers bring May flowers?!

Usually, around this time of the year, I start spending much of my free time in the dirt – planting, preparing areas for planting, repairing and updating garden structures, and yes, even weeding.  This year however, the muddy paw prints on the kitchen floor are the only sign that a garden exists in our life. […]

Here’s to a bountiful Fall harvest.

Things have been a bit hectic, and my allergies have been bad – even by my standards. However, I’ve been trying to keep busy in the yard and keep up with our veggie garden.  And so far, what I’ve noticed is that I have better luck with Fall crops than with Spring crops. Maybe it’s […]