Squash War 2016

The battle with the squash bugs has been brutal. And constant. I wrote about that already this year, and the measures I have taken. For example: BROKEN ARROW! For summer squash, I got some yellow squash early in the season, but I have yet to get any zucchini. We love zucchini – roasted, grilled, sautéed, made… Read More Squash War 2016

Broken Arrow!

We Were Soldiers is one of my favorite Mel Gibson movies. He plays Lt Colonel Hal Moore who fought an epic battle in the Ia Drang Valley during the Vietnam War. At one point, the enemy presses them on all sides and is about to over run them. Moore sees it all, stops and shouts “Broken… Read More Broken Arrow!

Trellis Experiment

This experiment will either be a colossal win or a colossal fail. I found this video on Youtube (linked below) where a gardner had set up a wooden trellis on her raised beds for her squash, cucumbers and melons. I really liked the set up, and how efficient it was. It was really inspirational! I already had… Read More Trellis Experiment