Finally got to my pea patch this past week! On both days! Surviving plants from last year include: some perennial flowers (yay daffodils!), a lavender bush, a sage bush, an oregano bush, rhubarb, and a few strawberry plants. Plus, all the weeds. A few years ago I planted some miner's lettuce and it has out… Continue reading March Garden Update
This past Mother's Day I woke up early and left kid&husband to sleep in. I headed over to my pea patch plot to get some serious work done! Naturally, I did a ton of weeding (still in progress). Other accomplishments included fighting back my aggressive sage plant and getting an artichoke start in the ground.… Continue reading May gardening
Continuing with today's garden theme... Tomatoes are red, and strawberries too. Zucchini are green, and blueberries grow true. The purple of potatoes, carrots can grow. Nasturtiums are orange, like the carrots you know. Squash can be yellow, a vibrant hue. So are the flowers of broccoli, too!
In the "better late than never" category, this morning I finally got over to my pea patch garden for the first time this year. Usually I start gardening in early March, there's just been a lot going on and a lot of super cold/rainy weekends. There are a ton of weeds but, thankfully, most are… Continue reading Spring Garden Update
In a previous post, I mentioned how I was working on developing some herbal medicines from what was growing in my garden. I have two sage plants in my garden and they are strong, beefy bushes of great attitude and stature! No joke, they are so bountiful that I have cucumber vines using them as… Continue reading Sage Honey Update
The past school year I ended up having to use up all my sick days. I got sick with almost everything my students dragged through the classroom. For the first time in my life I got strep throat. It was a rough school year health-wise. I want to make sure that this fall's school year… Continue reading Herbal Abundance
The vernal equinox has come and gone. My garden is slowly getting up to speed. I don't have everything in the ground that I want but I've changed the lay-out and I'm pretty pleased with it. I took down the cloche I put up last year. I am starting my heat-loving plants indoors this year… Continue reading Spring in the Garden