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
Summer is scorching right along, making it a big challenge to take care of my pea patch. I try to go by in the mornings or evenings to water but it only does so much. I gave up on growing lettuce and spinach this year because everything was either bolting or wilting. My cucumber starts… Continue reading Garden Progress
Moving forward with blogging, I'm going to try to see my blog/website like a garden. Just as I have to make special trips to tend and water my pea patch garden, so to will I have to give this blog some special attention. In many ways this blog is like my garden plot: public yet… Continue reading Tending the blog garden
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