Means The Transition to More Summer Plants! Last year I grew peas for the first time and we loved them, especially just eating them right in the garden. No pests and just some trellis. I knew they would be done by the end of May-middle of June, so I planned to transition those beds to… Read More The End of Spring Peas…
Since this is my first year growing potatoes, I have been doing a lot of research on how to plant them, cover them, and when to harvest them. That is a big issue on my mind right now – when do I harvest?? In this video, this guy harvests when the potatoes when they start to… Read More Harvesting Potatoes
I think I have mentioned before my red and poblano pepper plants have no blossoms. I did some research and I think I have arrived at some conclusions. In this article, it mentions a few things that can cause blossoms to fall from pepper plants. One is high heat. We have just gone through a… Read More A Tale of Two Pepper Plots
It has been a few days since I have gotten out to the garden, so I knew there were some tomatoes that need to be harvested. I also checked the other plants and found quite a few long beans that were ready, and some zucchini as well. It was very exciting, as all this produce… Read More Good Morning, Tomatoes!
Rain and Wind With the heat, I have appreciated the evening rains. The wind and ferocity of the rain, I do not appreciate! Saturday morning I awoke to the corn knocked down, and some stalks had knocked down my poblano pepper plants. I am not sure why my corn is not stable. Is this normal? It has… Read More Rain and Wind, Harvest, Weeding, Preserving!
Ripping Out the Peas The pea vines have yield their bounty and it is time to rip them out… along with the weeds that have hijacked my soil. We were able to dehydrate 2 full quarts of peas, so that is probably 4 quarts or more re-hydrated. We also ate some fresh, and ate snap peas… Read More Weekend Work