Garden update: 

I’ve been enjoying a few cherry tomatoes and strawberries everyday. Other than that, everything is still growing nicely except for the squash and cucumbers. Lots of male blooms on the squash but just now are female blossoms showing up.  A few days ago, I harvested the Yukon gold potatoes. Here are a few pics. 

Until next time…

They can’t all be winners

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Look at these beauties! Perfectly grown China Rose radishes. Not only gorgeous, but also delicious! Mild in flavor with a bit of spicy goodness. Great for fresh eating – sliced or diced – or dipped in hummus!

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A tiny garden victory

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We’ve been harvesting our Eversweet everbearing strawberries this past week.  It has been such a treat to enjoy freshly picked berries from the garden. This was the first time I’ve grown strawberries and was quite surprised by how easy it was.  They are hardy little plants!

I was also surprised by how small they are. ?? The everbearing variety is apparently considerably smaller than the June bearers that are normally purchased at the Continue reading

Watching a garden grow

wp-1464494385196.jpgThere’s something quite satisfying about tending your own garden. The dirt between your fingers, the first leaves that sprout, the satisfaction of nurturing (and eventually biting into!) your own homegrown fruits and veggies.

Now, I wouldn’t say that I’m an expert gardener. I wouldn’t even call myself a gardener at all, but I like to dabble. I have this terrible habit of letting anything that peaks my interest take a hold of me. Or maybe, I like to become the master of all things interesting? Nevertheless, gardening has clawed its way into my life and into a 30′ X 25′ plot in my yard.

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